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2014-04-03 08:27:14

ARDMORE, Pa., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Dec 11, 2013 the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP) sponsored a change.org petition that has been signed by over 8,100 people. The petition charges that Wikipedia's information about holistic approaches to healing such as Emotional Freedom Techniques is biased, misleading, out-of-date or wrong, preventing the public from getting accurate information. Furthermore, ACEP believes the editors responsible for these...

2014-01-29 08:26:38

WikiExperts sees the virtual currency as a facilitator of its international expansion. NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WikiExperts, the premier Wikipedia visibility agency, announced today that it will be accepting Bitcoin as a method of payment in exchange for the services the company provides. WikiExperts' client list includes major corporations, top politicians and celebrities. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/PH54420) First introduced in 2009,...

Wikipedia Sends Cease And Desist Letter To Sockpuppetters
2013-11-22 11:51:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People turn to Wikipedia for everything from finding trivia answers to delivering speeches, making accurate and bias-free content on the site a necessity for its existence. Now, the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) which runs Wikipedia is stepping up its efforts against a Texas firm it has accused of paid advocacy through the editing of content on the online resource. On Tuesday, attorneys representing WMF sent a “cease-and-desist”...

2013-10-03 08:30:12

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Obamacare debate resulted in a legislative impasse and a government shutdown as both parties pour millions into promoting and defending their position. This time, however, the war of words is not limited to Congress and the news media. One of the new battlegrounds is Wikipedia, where every word in the 13,000-word Obamacare article is bitterly fought over. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131003/PH91269 ) With nearly 400 million...

2013-09-24 08:27:12

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WikiExperts, the leading Wikipedia visibility and monitoring company, today released a comprehensive study of the profiles of Fortune 500 companies on Wikipedia. The study revealed that one third of the largest corporations on the planet have brand-damaging warnings on their Wikipedia profiles which indicate that the content of the profiles may be biased, inaccurate, poorly written or unreliable. (Photo:...

2013-08-20 23:03:06

Spelling software must provide an extensive word database while also offering interactive games and activities in order to ensure that the learning process is fun and engaging, stated the eReflect team in their latest statement. A recent review confirmed that these features, crucial to effective learning in children, are offered by Ultimate Spelling, an innovative product from eReflect. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Learning spelling is essential for both children and adults,...

New Book Identifies Most Controversial Wikipedia Topics
2013-07-18 13:06:58

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Warning, this article may be heavily edited. The preview of a new book reveals the top ten topics that spark "edit wars" on Wikipedia. "The most controversial topics on Wikipedia: A multilingual and geographic analysis," written by Taha Yasseri, Anselm Spoerri, Mark Graham and Janos Kertesz; posted a draft chapter of a book that is to be published next year by Scarecrow Press. The forthcoming book was written by a team of researchers...

2013-05-09 23:45:28

The Charles E Holman Foundation Challenges Validity of Wikipedia Editors in Light of Recent Studies Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 A series of important new studies provide evidence that Morgellons disease has an infectious origin which should be treatable. Yet, despite this good news, thousands of Morgellons sufferers seeking legitimate and current answers may not be reading up-to-date information. For many Internet users Wikipedia is the first information source they will find on a...

2013-04-18 23:03:18

Wikipagecreation.com is currently launching an exciting new website that will help visitors learn more about the endless possibilities that await in creating informative pages for businesses. Los Angeles, Ca (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Wikipagecreation.com is currently launching an exciting new website that will help visitors learn more about the endless possibilities that await in creating informative pages for businesses. Productivity can be greatly increased when the proper information...

2013-04-04 10:27:28

Community interaction likely more important than political affiliation for Wikipedia users Wikipedia users who proclaim their political affiliations within the online community consider their identity as "Wikipedian" stronger than potentially divisive political affiliations, according to research published April 3 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by David Laniado and colleagues from Barcelona Media, Spain, and University of Southern California. Previous studies of blog networks have...