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  • Google Blames Wikipedia for GOP ĎNazií Label

    06/01/2018 3:00:33 PM PDT · by davikkm · 28 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHARLIE NASH
    Google blamed ďvandalismĒ at Wikipedia for inaccurate search results on their platform, which claimed the California GOP promotes Nazism, however Google failed to note that they prioritize results from Wikipedia as an authoritative source of information. ďWe have systems in place that catch vandalism before it impacts search results, but occasionally errors get through, and thatís what happened here,Ē claimed Google in a statement. ďThis would have been fixed systematically once we processed the removal from Wikipedia, but when we noticed the vandalism we worked quickly to accelerate this process to remove the erroneous information.Ē Despite Googleís efforts to shift...
  • Wikipedia has very interesting tidbits on Daniels' Lawyer

    05/07/2018 12:59:41 PM PDT · by Brian Griffin · 18 replies
    05/07/2018 | Wikipedia
    "While in college and later in law school, [Stormy Daniel's lawyer] Avenatti worked at a political opposition and media firm, The Research Group, run by Rahm Emanuel (later White House Chief of Staff for President Barack Obama, and mayor of Chicago).[21] Avenatti worked on over 150 campaigns in 42 states, including multiple gubernatorial and congressional campaigns and Joe Bidenís U.S. Senate campaign.[7]" 21. ^ "A Rahm for the Money". Chicago Magazine. [Only relates to Research Group] 7. "Michael J.Avenatti - California Lawyers - The Scourge of KPMG".
  • Facebook Labels All Breitbart Stories ĎIntentionally Misleadingí with Wikipedia Pop-Up

    04/05/2018 1:59:18 PM PDT · by davikkm · 29 replies
    breitbart ^ | ALLUM BOKHARI
    Facebook is displaying a link to Wikipediaís smear-job description of Breitbart News next to all Breitbart articles shared on the site. The linked Wikipedia article describes Breitbart as a ďfar-right siteĒ that publishes ďfalsehoods, conspiracy theories, and intentionally misleading stories.Ē The social network, which has been under pressure from Democrats and the mainstream media since the election of Donald Trump in 2016, has added a button marked ďabout this articleĒ next to all posts linking to Breitbart News pieces on the site. Currently only viewable for American users, the button brings up a pop-up screen that displays Wikipediaís misleading description...
  • Trolls edit Marcus Williamsí Wikipedia page

    01/15/2018 11:57:12 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 29 replies
    247 Sports ^ | January 15, 2018 | James Parks
    Marcus Williams missed the important tackle in the New Orleans Saints¬í season, allowing Stefon Diggs to score a miraculous touchdown and send the Minnesota Vikings to the NFC Championship Game next week. After the game, the amateur editors at Wikipedia had their say. Pro Wrestling Walrus @RasslinWalrus Oh my god, the Wiki trolls already got poor Marcus Williams of the #Saints. ūü§£ūü§£ 8:16 PM - Jan 14, 2018 ¬ďEasiest tackle in football history?¬Ē We¬íll leave that to your opinion, but Williams did have the chance to send the Saints to the next round of the playoffs. The Saints¬í second-round draft...
  • "Nazism" as per wikipedia

    08/15/2017 7:52:22 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 25 replies
    National Socialism (German: Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism (/ňąn…Ďňźts…™z…ôm, ňąn√¶-/[1]), is the ideology and set of practices associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party, Nazi Germany, and other far-right groups. Sometimes characterised as a form of fascism that incorporates scientific racism and antisemitism, Nazism's development was influenced by German nationalism (especially Pan-Germanism), the V√∂lkisch movement and the anti-communist Freikorps paramilitary groups that emerged during the Weimar Republic after Germany's defeat in First World War.
  • Here are seven questions that I asked wikipedia moderators right before I got permanently banned...

    08/02/2017 3:42:01 PM PDT · by grundle · 38 replies
    wordpress ^ | August 2, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Here are seven questions that I asked wikipedia moderators right before I got permanently banned. They never answered any of my questions. The following is one of wikipedia’s most important rules: point of viewAll encyclopedic content on Wikipedia must be written from a neutral point of view (NPOV), which means representing fairly, proportionately, and, as far as possible, without editorial bias, all of the significant views that have been published by reliable sources on a topic.NPOV is a fundamental principle of Wikipedia and of other Wikimedia projects. It is also one of Wikipedia’s three core content policies; the other two are...
  • Wikipedia censors information about the idiots at Evergreen State College...

    06/05/2017 5:22:50 AM PDT · by grundle · 4 replies
    wordpress ^ | June 5, 2017 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Wikipedia violates its own policy by censoring reliably sourced information about the idiots at Evergreen State College Official wikipedia policy states: Wikipedia:Neutral point of view All encyclopedic content on Wikipedia must be written from a neutral point of view (NPOV), which means representing fairly, proportionately, and, as far as possible, without editorial bias, all of the significant views that have been published by reliable sources on a topic. NPOV is a fundamental principle of Wikipedia and of other Wikimedia projects. It is also one of Wikipediaís three core content policies; the other two are ďVerifiabilityĒ and ďNo original researchĒ. These...
  • Europe Day

    05/08/2017 11:30:32 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 19 replies ^ | May 9, 2017 | wikipedia
    In Europe, Europe Day is an annual celebration of peace and unity in Europe. There are two separate designations of Europe Day: 5 May for the Council of Europe, and 9 May for the European Union (EU).[1] The latter is the EU's flag day and has a greater visibility. The Council of Europe's day reflects its own establishment in 1949, while the European Union's day is also known as Schuman Day and celebrates the historical declaration by French foreign minister Robert Schuman in 1950.[2] Europe Day is one of a number of European symbols designed to foster unity among Europeans.
  • U.S. intelligence unveils spy version of Wikipedia

    10/31/2006 9:04:56 PM PST · by Prost1 · 27 replies · 918+ views
    Reuters ^ | Tue Oct 31, 6:39 PM ET | Not provided
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. intelligence community on Tuesday unveiled its own secretive version of Wikipedia, saying the popular online encyclopedia format known for its openness is key to the future of American espionage. The office of U.S. intelligence czar John Negroponte announced Intellipedia, which allows intelligence analysts and other officials to collaboratively add and edit content on the government's classified Intelink Web much like its more famous namesake on the World Wide Web. A "top secret" Intellipedia system, currently available to the 16 agencies that make up the U.S. intelligence community, has grown to more than 28,000 pages and...
  • Study reveals bot-on-bot editing wars raging on Wikipedia's pages

    02/24/2017 9:26:57 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 10 replies
    Since Wikipedia launched in 2001, its millions of articles have been ranged over by software robots, or simply ďbotsĒ, that are built to mend errors, add links to other pages, and perform other basic housekeeping tasks. In the early days, the bots were so rare they worked in isolation. But over time, the number deployed on the encyclopedia exploded with unexpected consequences. The more the bots came into contact with one another, the more they became locked in combat, undoing each otherís edits and changing the links they had added to other pages. Some conflicts only ended when one or...
  • The Wikipedia Purge

    02/17/2017 5:25:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 17, 2017 | Jonas Naeyeart
    Editor’s note:   A fine piece of journalism on the takeover of Wikipedia by leftist thought police, intent on purging any availability through it of certain dangerous conservative sources. Our satirist friend Oleg Atbashian of the People’s Cube suffered banishment because the last thing leftists have is a sense of humor about themselves.  Because of his suppression, he was contacted by a journalist from a Dutch language Belgian news site in Brussels called Spectr. That writer, Jonas Naeyaert, produced the article below, translated into English, through the efforts of Oleg and a Dutch-speaking friend with the help of Google Translate: Wikipedia...
  • Wikipedia bans citations of The Daily Mail

    02/10/2017 9:00:48 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    CNN Money ^ | February 9, 2017: 10:31 AM ET | Tom Kludt
    Wikipedia has barred citations of The Daily Mail after editors of the online encyclopedia concluded Wednesday that the British tabloid is ďgenerally unreliable.Ē The decision came after a spirited, years-long debate over the Daily Mailís credibility among Wikipediaís active community of volunteer editors. The editors explained Wednesday that the decision stemmed from ďthe Daily Mailís reputation for poor fact checking, sensationalism, and flat-out fabrication.Ē As a result, the Daily Mail and its online offshoot have been ďgenerally prohibitedĒ as a reference on Wikipedia, ďespecially when other more reliable sources exist.Ē [Ö] Such a move is unusual for Wikipedia, which has...
  • Somebody Edited the Invertebrate Wikipedia Page to Include Paul Ryan

    02/01/2017 10:11:11 AM PST · by ObozoMustGo2012 · 23 replies
    NY Mag ^ | 1/27/2017 | Madison Malone Kircher
    Sure, Wikipedia is good for easy-to-digest information about any topic your heart desires, but itís also good for pranks against public figures. This weekís victim was Paul Ryan, by way of the Wikipedia page for invertebrates. As per the pageís definition, ďinvertebrates are animals that neither possess nor develop a vertebral column (commonly known as a backbone or spine),Ē and for a brief period of time on Thursday, this included Ryan. Estimated members of described species: One. The Wikipedia page ó as first spotted by BuzzFeedís Alp Ozcelik Ė has since been edited and no longer includes Ryanís headshot wedged...
  • The Great Purge (Wikipedia Bids Adieu To The People's Cube)

    01/15/2017 1:35:50 PM PST · by OddLane · 14 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | January 15, 2017 | Gerard Perry
    As we pointed out last year in our social media series, the neutralization of non-leftist perspectives by the gatekeepers of the worldís most popular websites is rapidly shrinking the sphere of acceptable public debate. While European countries-as well as Canada-are using the state itself to suppressing dissenting views, there is also parallel effort by these siteís owners-and in the case of Wikipedia, its users-to erase inconvenient truths. A concrete illustration of this phenomenon occurred recently, when The Peopleís Cube-a satirical conservative website-had its Wikipedia entry deleted. The fact that it had received extensive national coverage over the course of its...
  • WATCH: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee confuses Wikipedia with WikiLeaks

    WATCH: Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee confuses Wikipedia with WikiLeaks
  • Dem Rep Jackson Lee Denounces Wikipedia on MSNBC

    10/22/2016 6:01:27 AM PDT · by DFG · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/21/2016 | Pam Key
    Friday on MSNBC when asked about the thousands of emails released by WikiLeaks from a hack of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clintonís campaign chairman John Podesta, Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee (D-TX) mistakenly denounced the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, instead of WikiLeaks. Jackson Lee said, ďYou know, Iím going to first of all denounce the utilization of this intrusion by Wikipedia through the Russian intrusion. This is what itís about. Espionage just like what was said over these last couple of days. We need to be concerned about the intrusion of Russia and Putin in these elections.Ē
  • Hillary Clinton's Wikipedia page...replaced with porn image (Trt)

    10/14/2016 3:13:57 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 45 replies
    Communist News Network (CNN) ^ | October 13, 2016 | Samantha Reyes
    Full Title: Hillary Clinton's Wikipedia page vandalized, replaced with pornographic image. (CNN)Hillary Clinton's Wikipedia page was vandalized Thursday to display a pornographic picture and "a reminder" that voting for Clinton means "nuclear war will be inevitable." The picture showed a woman's backside that was wallpapered multiple time onto the page with text layered on top. ....
  • Massive Cover-Up Exposed: Lying Alarmists Rebranded 70s Global Cooling Scare as a Myth

    09/14/2016 1:45:15 PM PDT · by detective · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Sep 2016 | James Delingpole
    Everyone knows that before the global warming scare began in the 1980s, scientists were much more worried about global cooling and the coming ice age. At least everybody did till a cabal of lying climate alarmists Ė one then a senior administrator at NOAA, now a president at the World Meteorological Association Ė hijacked Wikipedia, published a lying paper, and rewrote history by painting the 1970s Global Cooling Scare as an urban myth.
  • Crowdsourced Bias (Wikipedia's Achilles Heel)

    05/30/2016 9:31:37 PM PDT · by OddLane · 19 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | May 31, 2016 | Gerard Perry
    Perhaps the greatest part of living in the current year is the access our civilization has to a virtually limitless supply of information. Although many refuse to take advantage of it, the fact is that we are living during an era which is unprecedented for acquiring and transmitting knowledge at light speed, which I-as someone who narrowly missed out on being a millennial-can appreciate. From the Khan Academy, to more structured online universities, to Web tutorials on how to construct 3D models, there is no domain of expertise concealed from anyone with a reliable Internet connection and a morsel of...
  • Trump Is Succeeding Where Occupy Wall Street Failed

    03/02/2016 10:59:33 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies ^ | March 2, 2016 | Rachel Marsden
    PARIS -- Remember the Occupy Wall Street movement? The 2011-2012 protests sought to bring Arab Spring-type "revolutions" to the United States through a combination of urban camping and complaining loudly about the state of the world. The Occupy movement fizzled out because it failed to translate the whining into political action. Hey, Occupiers, it only took a few years, but your ride is finally here. You can't miss it -- it's a Boeing 757 with "TRUMP" in gold letters. Here's why Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is the guy you've been waiting for. -- Trump is denouncing Wall Street from...