“Today’s Internet Is Killing Our Culture and Assaulting Our Economy” Andrew Keen (2007). Critique This Viewpoint.
Keen’s book and his viewpoints
Andrew Keen, the author of the book “Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture and Assaulting Our Economy.”, feels painful that digital elites overtop …show more content…
Wikipedia is an online cyclopedia that collects from crowds’ knowledge. It allows users to create and edit its content for free on the Internet. It does not require identification or registry to the website. Everyone can just go to the edit page then easily edit the content (Lee, 2007). The credibility and accuracy are all relied on the readers and writers supervising each other. Moreover, the website has over than one thousand of Wikipedia administrators to avoid irrelevant contents or editing debates etc. Therefore, they have the right to block the articles or even stop the action of editing (website: wiki watch).
Pros and Cons
Meredith Farkas states pros and cons about Wikipedia. The advantages are easy to use, web base, anyone can make changes, findability, many free and open source, flexible and extensible (Farkas, 2006). Its disadvantages are too open, regarding to its ownership of content, vandalism and spam.
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