Skip to comments.Wackypedia (Wikipedia) reveals its edit wars ( Top 10 topics)
Posted on 07/22/2013 8:57:50 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
George Bush is still a big topic
It seems that editors were big on debating data at the site. Many religious subjects, such as Jesus and God, were universally debated. Researchers from the University of Oxford and three other institutions analysed logs of the changes made to Wikipedia pages to identify those in the throes of an "edit war". Such a conflict involves editors of pages making changes that are almost instantly undone by another editor.
These are the top 10 touchy topics:
George W Bush
The Prophet Muhammad
World Wrestling Entertainment employees
The United States
Race and intelligence
Pages that get updated a lot might just be about a rapidly changing field or topic, they said. It looks like pages about Israel, Adolf Hitler, The Holocaust, God, Jesus, the Prophet Muhammad and Christianity were the most regularly fought over by editors.
However there are some more local controversies such as the case of the page French politician Segolene Royal which was argued a lot about in the French edition.
Leftist scum were all over the Swift Boat Veterans and POWs for Truth page way back when.
Wiki is worthless on anything other than a completely innocuous subject.
Wiki is a leftist cabal.
One Wiki “editor” named Connelley - a catastrophic-man made global warming extremist - personally “edited” over 23,000 CAGW entries.
Can’t have the world knowing anything “politically incorrect” about his topic, can they?
What was snipped from the Wikipedia circumcision article?
Hard to believe there’d be an editing war over that. Of course, some people seem obsessed with hoodies these days.
Thanks Robert A. Cook, PE.
i wanna see the directors cut