“Wikipedia and the Communications Professional: A Manual”What if there isn’t presently an article about my company or client? What if I just want to make a few simple, fact-based updates? What can I do if an article is overly negative or derogatory? A Wikipedia editor disagrees with me. What can I do?
Taha Yasseri of the Oxford Internet Institute and colleagues looked at Wikipedia’s different language editions from their inception (January 2001 for English) to March 2010 and ranked the most contested articles, based on the number of reverts and the number of edits the contributors have made (dubbed their “maturity score”). The results in some ways confirm cultural stereotypes. Americans bicker over politics and professional wrestling; among the top French squabbles is Freud.