Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Chinese Community - QQ Group



What group or community is this source coming from?

name of group Chinese Wikipedians, mainly in Mainland China
virtual location (page-link) or physical location (city/state/country) QQ group
Location type (e.g. local wiki, Facebook, in-person discussion, telephone conference) Instant Messaging Group (online, off-wiki)
# of participants in this discussion (a rough count) within 100; at least 18.
  • Statements below are originated from the biggest QQ group that Wikipedians have participated. QQ is a popular instant messaging software in Mainland China along with WeChat (also developed by Tencent, one of the forerunners of tech firms in China), as netizens from Mainland China are forbidden from using Facebook, Telegram (and even Wikipedia, but they are able to circumvent the restrictions to use it). Various topics are discussed there.



Summary for the discussion:

Line Statement (summary sentence) Keywords
1 The Foundation should work on the relationship with the Chinese government, so that more people in the country can access the websites. Censorship, External relationship, Outreach
2 The user experience should be improved. User Experience
3 The Foundation needs to figure out the solution for the regulatory in China. Censorship, Regulatory
4 Transparency is an issue in the Foundation at the moment, and they should be more transparent in the next 15 years. Transparency
5 The Foundation should promote itself to the Chinese community, to introduce the mission and vision to the public, in order to attract more people to join the movement. Promotion
6 Wikimedia Foundation should develop some offline devices, which allow people to read the articles on Wikipedia without the Internet, as the Chinese community thinks that it will attract more people to use Wikipedia. Development, Device

If you need more lines, you can copy them from Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Lines.

Detailed notes (Optional)


If you have detailed notes in addition to the summary, you may add them here. For example, the notes may come from an in-person discussion or workshop. If your discussion happened on a wiki or other online space, you do not need to copy the detailed notes here.