3 11 In 2018, Facebook and announced that they would help users detect fake news by suggesting links to related Wikipedia articles. 293 Andrew Lih and Andrew Brown both maintain editing Wikipedia with smartphones is difficult and this discourages new potential contributors. "Inside Wikipedia Attack of the PR Industry". Modifications to all articles would be published immediately. Retrieved December 22, 2007.
Wikimedia has created the Wikidata project with a similar objective of storing the basic facts from each page of Wikipedia and the other WMF wikis and make it available in a queriable semantic format, RDF. Software operations and support See also: MediaWiki The operation of Wikipedia depends on MediaWiki, a custom-made, free and open source wiki software platform written in PHP and built upon the MySQL database system. Most edited editions of Wikipedia over time. To increase speed further, rendered pages are cached in a distributed memory cache until invalidated, allowing page rendering to be skipped entirely for most common page accesses. 108 The project's preference for cohesiveness, even if it requires compromise that includes disregard of credentials, has been referred to as " anti-elitism ". 96 97 An article is not considered to be owned by its creator or any other editor, nor by the subject of the article. Needs update As of 2019, page requests are first passed to a front-end layer of Varnish caching servers. 341 On August 23, 2013, the New Yorker website published a cartoon with this caption: "Dammit, Manning, have you considered the pronoun war that this is going to start on your Wikipedia page?" 342 The cartoon referred to Chelsea Elizabeth. "The Free Encyclopedia Project". "Interview With Nick Doody and Matt Kirshen".
Its most popular versions are leading the slide: page-views of the English Wikipedia declined by twelve percent, those of German version slid by 17 percent and the Japanese version lost nine percent." Varma added that "While Wikipedia's managers. "Read me first: Wikipedia isn't about human potential, whatever Wales says". Archived from the original on November 11, 2016. In Japanese copyright law ). The Parliament of Canada 's website refers to Wikipedia's article on same-sex marriage in the "related links" section of its "further reading" list for the Civil Marriage Act. In 2006, Time magazine recognized Wikipedia's participation (along with, Reddit, MySpace, and Facebook ) in the rapid growth of online collaboration and interaction by millions of people worldwide.
"Wikipedia: The Free Online Encyclopedia and its Use as Court Source". Linking Documents to Encyclopedic Knowledge Archived February 18, 2016, at the Wayback Machine Proc. Robert McHenry, "The Faith-Based Encyclopedia" Archived January 16, 2006, at the Wayback Machine, Tech Central Station, November 15, 2004. Retrieved November 30, 2013. 15 It was founded on March 9, 2000, under the ownership of Bomis, a web portal company. "The Wikipedia Factor in US Intelligence". Retrieved January 31, 2011. Zumpano, Anthony (January 29, 2007).
"Wikipedians say no to Jimmy's 'buggy' wysiwyg editor". Flake, Emily (August 23, 2013). 30 31 Though the English Wikipedia reached three million articles in August 2009, the growth of the edition, in terms of the numbers of new articles and of contributors, appears to have peaked around early 2007. Retrieved March 31, 2010. Retrieved October 13, 2020. "Our projects", Wikimedia Foundation. Books Main article: List of books about Wikipedia Keen, Andrew (2007).
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85 This practice is also criticized as creating a competitive, 86 conflict based 87 editing culture associated with traditional masculine gender roles, 88 which contributes to the gender bias on Wikipedia. "Premio Princesa de Asturias de Cooperacin Internacional 2015". The results were tabulated for several language versions of Wikipedia. Retrieved February 22, 2008. Retrieved November 22, 2007. Complete bans from Wikipedia are generally limited to instances of impersonation and anti-social behavior. "Wikipedia signpost: Abuse Filter is enabled". "The Authority of Wikipedia" (PDF). Everything2 365 with many later being merged into the project (e.g. Arthur, Charles (December 15, 2005).
Wikipedia:Modelling Wikipedia extended growth The Singularity is Not Near: Slowing Growth of Wikipedia (PDF). Huntington Beach, CA, USA: ieee: 276287. "After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses". The Cult of the Amateur. Citation needed Others use more traditional peer review, such as Encyclopedia of Life and the online wiki encyclopedias Scholarpedia and Citizendium. The latter was started by Sanger in an attempt to create a reliable alternative to Wikipedia. /wkpidi/ ( listen ) wik-ih-PEE-dee- or /wki-/ ( listen ) wik-ee- According to SimilarWeb, Wikipedia is the 8th most visited website. They have since diverged to some extent. Wikipedia trails just Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft and Google, the largest with.2 billion unique visitors." 9 However, its ranking dropped to 13th globally by June 2020 due mostly to a rise in popularity of Chinese websites for online shopping.
On March 1, 2014, The Economist, in an article titled "The Future of Wikipedia cited a trend analysis concerning data published by the Wikimedia Foundation stating that "the number of editors for the English-language version has fallen. The article revealed that since 2007, Wikipedia had lost a third of its volunteer editors, and those still there have focused increasingly on minutiae. Retrieved October 18, 2008. "The World's Most Valuable Startups". "Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales denies site is 'losing' thousands of volunteer editors". 92 It must not present original research. Since it has terabytes of disk space, it can have far more topics than can be covered by any printed encyclopedia.
Retrieved September 6, 2011. 90 A topic should also meet Wikipedia's standards of "notability", 91 which generally means that the topic must have been covered in mainstream media or major academic journal sources that are independent of the article's subject. Retrieved September 24, 2009. "Jimmy Wales The 2006 Time 100". Retrieved May 4, 2020. "Who The Hell Writes Wikipedia, Anyway?". Archived from the original on April 25, 2010. Therefore, the committee does not dictate the content of articles, although it sometimes condemns content changes when it deems the new content violates Wikipedia policies (for example, if the new content is considered biased). "Wikipedia joins blackout protest at US anti-piracy moves". "The next generation of online encyclopedias".