Posted by: bluesyemre | January 31, 2013

University study finds drop in Wikipedia contributors

  • The drop was caused by the website’s own quality control tools. Wikipedia contains more than 4 million articles, written by tens of thousands of users for more than a decade. In fact, the user-edited encyclopedia has become so massive, it may be collapsing under its own weight.

The Rise and Decline of an Open Collaboration Community: How Wikipedia’s reaction to sudden popularity is causing its decline:


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