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Linking to Wikipedia is lame

IMHO, of course. I advice fellow bloggers not to link to wikipedia because it is totally anti-web service:


  • It usually does not link back.
  • Its editors delete and remove data.
  • It has blatant moderating policies.

I personally stop linking to wikipedia from now on. What about you ?


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Saturday, January 13, 2007 1:47 AM

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# re: Linking to Wikipedia is lame
I'm in the position of actually getting more traffic FROM Wikipedia (someone linked the Kevin & Bean and Richard Blade entries to my blog) than I give to Wikipedia (via my del.icio.us tags). Of course, I also link to other places with "blatant moderating policies," such as the news services.

1/19/2007 7:53 AM by Ontario Emperor

# re: Linking to Wikipedia is lame
Ontario: Well, news on news services are written by professionals, while wikipedia is supposed to be user-driven, while actually it is moderator driven. Try to just link to your blog, your entry will be deleted in seconds.

1/19/2007 10:55 AM by Anatoly Lubarsky

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