№1, 2012

Irada Y. Alakbarova

In recent years, virtual encyclopedia Wikipedia has became the largest source of knowledge on the Internet. With increasing growth of encyclopedic articles and the number of wiki -participants in Wiki-space, number of disputes, conflicts, misinformation and propaganda is growing. In the paper the socio-demographic composition of the wiki participants is analyses  and their influence on the content of the articles and the information confrontation in the wiki space is studied. (pp. 26-35)

Keywords:Wikipedia, wiki technology, information warfare, Wikimedia Foundation, wiki- community, bots, interwiki
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