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I noticed this fom Wikipedia serveral days ago and was surprised. I just never thought about who writes for this site, and the circumstances. Just thought I'd pass it on. I'm usually the last to find out about these things, but just in case.. I copied and pasted this info:
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From Wikipedia author Susan HewittGoogle might have close to a million servers. Yahoo has something like 13,000 staff. Wikipedia only has 679 servers and 95 staff.
Wikipedia is the #5 site on the web and serves 470 million different people every month -- all powered by donations from readers.
If you use Wikipedia, you realize how fabulous it is to get all this information without a paywall, and to not have to read ads, and not have things flashing on the sides and so on. It’s a pure experience.
I think people who benefit from it a lot, and can afford it, maybe would feel a moral obligation to kick in at least a couple bucks if they knew what was needed.
Please pitch in $5, $20, $50 or whatever you can afford to help protect Wikipedia.
The amazing thing about Wikipedia is that nerds like me, who love weird things like gastropods (snails), get to come together and share our passion with the world. That’s what makes Wikipedia so magical – there’s this unspoken light inside all of us that comes from the desire to help educate, to help share knowledge.
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We will never run ads. Commerce is fine. Advertising is not evil. But it doesn't belong in Wikipedia.
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i think they've always been non- profit 503(c)... or not-for-profit.. i forget which one is which and the designation and what not..maybe its 501c3 but they remind me of the Jerry Lewis telethon once as year asking for donations... its a yearly routine thing.
Odd because normally non-profits don't have to solicit the people they serve for money. A charity is a charity.
by Stacy Harris6 years ago
Do you like or hate when people stand in front of stores asking for donations to their organization?It seems I have been running into stores where there is someone always there asking for some money to give to their...
by Brittany Banks13 months ago
Hi, I'm running out of places to find photos for my articles. Is there a website that you go through to be able to use pictures for free? (And attribute them of course).
by Oyewole Folarin7 years ago
Who can share the thought on how wikipedia has been surviving without advertising.
by Cuttler5 years ago
Does Wikipedia Make Money?Does Wikipedia make money and if so how does it do it because I have never seen ads on Wikis.
by Kelly A Burnett3 years ago
I just donated $5 to the Wikimedia Foundation. Wikimedia Foundation overseas one of my favorite websites Wikipedia.org. Wikipedia.org is a collaborate foundation that offers free educational material. The time that...
by Mary Hyatt5 years ago
I found some great photos I'd like to use on Wikipedia. com (not Wikipedia commons). Can I use those if I attribute them back to the source? Thanks.
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