TITLE

Wikia

AUTHOR(S)
M. A.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Red Herring;10/7/2007, Vol. 4 Issue 29, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on Wikia. It is an advertising-based for-profit venture from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales. Wikia is a collection of communities for people with special interests. By using wiki technology, anyone can join, edit, and add to the sites. Currently, there are 2,500 wikis on subjects ranging from Star Wars to psychology. There are also magazine-style wikis on topics like food and politics. Wikis are becoming increasingly popular on the Internet and many companies, including WetPaint, Wikispaces, and PB Wiki, offer tools to build such sites.
ACCESSION #
28819408

 

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