#Wikipedia

.Florida, USA
As many as 1,500 Wikipedia volunteers representing five continents and 30 languages gave in their inputs for the new code. (Photo Credit: UnSplash)

  • Wikimedia Foundation unveiled the new code on Tuesday to combat 'negative behavior'
  • 'Our new universal code of conduct was developed for the new internet era,' CEO of Wikimedia Foundation said
  • Wikipedia is managed largely by volunteers using 'crowdsourced' information

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Raju Jangid has written about 1,800 articles in Hindi on Wikipedia. (Photo Credit: Facebook/Raju Jangid)

  • Raju Jangid dropped out of school after class X and went to Pune to work as a carpenter
  • Initially, he wrote articles on a Samsung keypad mobile
  • Wikipedia, in 2016, gave him a laptop and internet connection

.London, UK
Wikipedia has above 55 million articles being consulted 15 billion times every month. (Photot Credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • Wikipedia was founded on January 15, 2001 by American-British entrepreneur Jimmy Wales
  • It is now the seventh-most popular website in the world
  • The website was started in English but now it is available in 309 languages

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The social media platforms indefinitely suspended Donald Trump after his supporters stormed the US Capitol in Washington on January 6. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Responsibility for Capitol attack rested '100% at the feet of Donald Trump': Jimmy Wales
  • Twitter and Facebook 'did a poor job of dealing with him for a very, very long time', he said
  • The Capitol attack led to Trump's second impeachment 

Julian Assange faces 175 years in jail in the US on 18 charges of esionage. (Photo credit: Wikileaks Twitter page)

  • Pamela Anderson said the US is endangering the most basic principle of democracy by accusing Julian Assange
  • Assange also believed that his prosecution was a contradiction to the First Amendment
  • Assange is facing 18 criminal charges tied to leaking of thousands of secret papers

.Delhi, India
The order directed Wikipedia to remove a wrong map of Jammu and Kashmir. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology issued the order to Wikipedia
  • The order was issued under Section 69A of the Information Technology Act
  • Wikipedia calls itself a free online encyclopedia