Why do people read WP?

Because no one else is doing it--not even the media.
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Why do people read WP?

Post by ericbarbour » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:04 pm

A recent study--run by the WMF itself--shows why people read WP content. Absolutely nothing surprising here. Not very widely reported either.

https://blog.wikimedia.org/2018/03/15/w ... wikipedia/
http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/03/why-do ... abbithole/
https://news.slashdot.org/story/18/03/1 ... edium=feed

What you'll never see in studies like this: whether the people looking for an answer to a specific question actually found a usable answer on WP.

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