> Hi Everyone,
> 
> I am still looking for participants for the study on Wikipedia usage on the 
> mobile phone. I am relaxing the criteria for recruitment, and I am hoping 
> more Wikipedians will qualify for the study. If you read Wikipedia on the 
> phone  (English and Indic languages) or have edited any Wikipedia on the 
> phone in the last one year, please email me at mpa...@wikimedia.org. Only 
> readers are also welcome :) I prefer folks who read Indic languages on the 
> phone.

> It is really important that we conduct this study to provide the right kind 
> of user experience to Wikipedia readers and editors in India on a mobile. 
> Also, we need to understand user needs, experiences and pain points  to help 
> Wikipedia grow in India. So please email me back, if you are willing to 
> participate in the study.

I would ideally like to conduct the interviews over Skype, and it would take 
about an hour. I have provided some details of the study, please see below.


> Thanks in advance
> Mani
> 
> 
> 
> Interview Objectives
> 
> Find out whether mobile phone can be used as a platform for reading, editing 
> & contributing, to the Wikipedia (English & other Indian regional languages 
> like Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam etc.)
> 
> Research questions: 
> 
> How is mobile phone being used as a platform for contributing to Wikipedia? 
> What kinds of contributions are users making to the Wikipedia on the mobile 
> phone currently? Editing already existing content, contributing new content, 
> uploading pictures etc. What are the benefits? What are the pain-points? What 
> are the drivers?
> How will the role of mobile phone as a platform for contributing content 
> change in the next one year? What will be different about mobile devices and 
> networks in India?
> How will the role of mobile phone as a platform for contributing content 
> change in the next five years? What will be different about mobile devices 
> and networks in India?
> How is mobile phone being used for reading Wikipedia content? What kind of 
> content is accessed on the phone? What are the benefits? What are the 
> pain-points? What are the drivers?
> How will the role of mobile phone as a platform for reading content change in 
> the next one year? What will be different about mobile devices and networks 
> in India?
> How will the role of mobile phone as a platform for reading content change in 
> the next five years? What will be different about mobile devices and networks 
> in India?
> How do outside trends/shifts in society, technology. Economy, environment and 
> politics (STEEP) affect the emergence of mobile phone for reading and editing 
> Wikipedia?  How do they affect user behaviors? 
> 

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