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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Why Wikipedia

Have had a long time interest in how we curate the world's knowledge.  And thus Wikipedia asks ...

Wikipedia Asks its Readers Why. 
Wikipedia has a lot of readers–approximately 6,000 people visit every second. Since the online encyclopedia isn’t your typical information source, it had never bothered to ask its users why they showed up, and what they wanted from the site.

That changed in June 2017, when Wikipedia asked readers in 14 languages one simple question: “Why are you reading this article today?” More than 215,000 responses flooded in, and here’s the first results of that data ... "

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