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Here are some clips of some of the '''MAJOR''' announcements from [[w:community|FANDOM]] (by dates):
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December 12, 2018 =
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December 12, 2018<br />
 
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For years, Fandom and Curse Media have shared a common mission: to provide online tools and resources for communities in the entertainment and gaming spaces. By joining forces and combining knowledge, we are able to expand our resources and provide better support to our communities.
 
For years, Fandom and Curse Media have shared a common mission: to provide online tools and resources for communities in the entertainment and gaming spaces. By joining forces and combining knowledge, we are able to expand our resources and provide better support to our communities.
   
As we work through the details, our teams are being purposeful and thorough in making decisions on how Fandom and Gamepedia in particular will align in the coming months. Because of this, there will be no immediate impact to your user experience on either site. We ask for your patience as we evaluate our combined strengths and determine how best to empower all of Fandom and Curse Media communities worldwide. Our commitment to you is that our communities are our first priority in every decision we will be making, and that your voices will be heard throughout this process!
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| 2 = [[w:User:Brandon_Rhea|Brandon Rhea]]
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| 3 = https://community.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Brandon_Rhea/Fandom_and_Curse_Media_are_joining_forces
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This is an exciting time for the future of both Fandom and Curse Media. We hope you’re just as enthusiastic as we are to see how this new relationship evolves over the first few months of 2019. We won’t be able to answer every question just yet, but updates will be provided to the Fandom and Curse Media communities as we know more.
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June 20, 2019 =
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June 20, 2019<br />
   
In the meantime, our teams will be available to answer questions as best we can in the comments!
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Hello all!
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This is a big announcement, and one many of you have wanted for a very long time. We will be embarking on a massive undertaking to upgrade the tools and platform that are crucial to wiki editing. '''We are very excited to share that we are upgrading our instance of MediaWiki, the software that powers your wikis.'''
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To be upfront, we don’t have a lot of details yet. This is going to be a very long process. So while I may not have the specific what or specific how just yet, I want to talk about the why behind making this decision now and why it wasn’t made earlier.
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| 2 = [[w:User:MisterWoodhouse|MisterWoodhouse]]
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| 3 = https://community.fandom.com/wiki/User_blog:MisterWoodhouse/Fandom_is_upgrading_to_a_modern_version_of_MediaWiki?action=view
 
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June 27, 2019 =
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June 27, 2019<br />
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Hello all!
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Today we’re making a big announcement and entering into a long-term agreement with you, the community.
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In 2016, we announced that Wikia would be renamed Fandom powered by Wikia, a move to establish that the platform was more than a traditional wiki experience. The branding decision, while ultimately the correct one, was incomplete. It was an important decision to move our business forward, but the editor experience didn’t really change in any meaningful way. The name changed, but the back end was still the Wikia platform, as those of you who watch our github know very well. To borrow a construction metaphor, we simply put a new coat of paint on the old house.
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Updating to a modern version of MediaWiki is building a new foundation for a better house. What we’re embarking on here is a long journey to build the Fandom platform, a top-to-bottom upgrade that keeps the general MediaWiki experience you’re familiar with, but puts new and modern extensions in the hands of editors. The end goals are improved editor experience and a world-class experience for millions of fans.
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| 2 = [[w:User:MisterWoodhouse|MisterWoodhouse]]
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| 3 = https://community.fandom.com/wiki/User_blog:MisterWoodhouse/Community_Contract_for_the_New_Fandom_Platform
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October 9, 2019 =
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October 9, 2019<br />
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Hello, all!
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Since we announced the new platform and the Community Contract governing our work on it, our teams have been very hard at work building the foundation for Fandom’s next chapter: our new home.
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The new platform will be unifying Fandom and Gamepedia. That’s right. We’re going to be one big, happy, modern MediaWiki platform. Our internal teams have been referring to it as the Unified Community Platform (UCP).
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The UCP will be a modern wiki platform, the best of both worlds between Fandom and Gamepedia, that puts powerful tools into the hands of its editors, facilitates deep community engagement, and dynamically presents all the best information on all your fandoms to all the fans. We will be able to support new extensions you’ve been clamoring for over the past several years. We will be able to build awesome new features that enhance your wikis. We won’t have to worry about the issues presented by an ancient codebase or maintaining two different wiki platforms. It will take the best of both wiki platforms and mix them with more than a dash of new work to create a truly incredible wiki experience.
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| 2 = [[w:User:MisterWoodhouse|MisterWoodhouse]]
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| 3 = https://community.fandom.com/wiki/User_blog:MisterWoodhouse/Our_first_update_on_the_new_platform
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