Do You Know Wikipedia

DYK Wikipedia: Protecting an Entry

Yes, a key idea in Wikipedia is that anyone can edit anything. This is the idealized version of the encyclopedia, but the reality is that people come in and vandalize entries. Today I am going to talk to you about why and how entries are protected from vandalism. Why Do Entries Get Vandalized? I haveRead more

30 Days of Wikipedia: Week 4 Update

Better late than never on this.  My whole week feels reversed.  I am back from Atlanta, but I am exhausted.  So much happened at the conference.  So very little of it was related to Wikipedia. That’s not to say I haven’t been working on Wikipedia.  It’s just been minimal.  I have been far more focusedRead more