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forbes.com - 2 readers - Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales Shortly before Christmas, I ran into an old friend who oversees social media for one of the big-branded management consultancy firms. He confided in me that he was having an issue with Wikipedia. Wikipedia wouldn't grant him editing privileges, as a PR person, even though the information on the site [...]
motherboard.vice.com - 5 readers - Investigating the links between Wiki-PR, a company that specializes in editing Wikipedia on behalf of their paying clients, and the website's trusted editing hierarchy.
mashable.com - 4 readers, 19 Tweets - An Internet user within the Russian government reportedly revised a Wikipedia entry about MH17, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine Thursday.
adage.com - 6 readers - Several of the largest public-relations agencies issued a joint statement Wednesday promising to stop editing Wikipedia entries.
adweek.com - 5 readers - Wikipedia is getting tough on marketers that corrupt entries for brands, products and individuals. The site—whose content about every topic known to man is curated by an army of unpaid public editors—is trying to limit paid postings, or at least force more disclosure when editors are paid.
nbcwashington.com - 3 readers - A Northern Virginia mom is facing a lawsuit for allegedly damaging a daycare's reputation after leaving a negative review on the website Yelp.
abajournal.com - 6 readers - A suburban Chicago lawyer and his law firm have filed a lawsuit because of a bad review on Google Plus. Naperville, Ill., lawyer Paul Nordini and his firm sued the writer, Joseph LaBarre, who wrote that Nordini worked for an “ethically shaky law firm” and an “exceptionally unethical law firm,” report CBS News and the Naperville Patch. LaBarre wa...
gigaom.com - 6 readers - An Illinois woman complained on the internet that her plastic surgery resulted in “facial lumps.” Now, two doctors who didn’t like her revie…
thenextweb.com - 4 readers - Facebook is changing the default privacy setting for new status updates from Public to Friends. Whereas before all status updates were publicly visible – unless you remembered to change the... Keep reading →