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a Web site or database developed by a community of users, allowing any user to add and edit content
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wi·ki

 (wĭk′ē)
n. pl. wi·kis
A collaborative website whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it.

[Originally an abbreviation of WikiWikiWeb, software developed by American computer programmer Howard G. Cunningham (born 1949) : Hawaiian wikiwiki, quick (akin to Tahitian viti, vitiviti, deft, from Proto-Eastern-Polynesian *witi) + web.]
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wiki

(ˈwɪkɪ)
n
(Communications & Information)
a. a web application that allows anyone visiting a website to edit content on it
b. (as modifier): wiki technology.
[C20: from Hawaiian wiki-wiki quick, coined by Ward Cunningham (born 1949), US computer programmer who invented the concept]
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The Wikipedia community were having none of it, and volunteer editors were quick to remove the branded photos, noting that the effort breached the site's user terms for paid advocacy (there is no advertising on Wikipedia).
After all, with plenty of new hur- dles to jump over, it is possible that they would've forgotten the cardinal rule of not taking subject matter from Wikipedia to write their assignments.
Wikipedia said the ban violates fundamental freedoms, including the right to freedom of expression, which is guaranteed under the European Convention.
Wikipedia had "never been really good" at attracting major donors, with most of its money coming from people each giving around 15 euros ($16.80) in endowment money, he said.
The volume of traffic on Wikipedia's site coupled with its integration into search results and digital assistants like Alexa and Siri makes Wikipedia the predominant source of information on the web.
Wikipedia is a resource that many librarians are familiar with, but the relationship between the online encyclopedia giant and the library world is not being explored to its full potential.
Wikipedia has grown enormously since its inception: It now boasts 5.7 million articles in English and pulled in 92 billion page views last year.
Many may think that Wikipedia is merely an unreliable resource and a generic encyclopedia because anyone can edit it--or some may have no strong opinions about it at all.
They're listening intently to librarian Kim Gile describe the state of Wikipedia articles about Kansas City jazz.
According to a report on Wikipedia, this competition includes diversity and beauty of Punjab, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad.
Wikipedia recently faced flak on social media after the information aggregation website added a page on Prime Minister-designate Imran Khan's pet dogs.
Last year, the online encyclopedia giant deleted the Wikipedia profiles of Bakhtawar and Asifa Bhutto-Zardari on the account that 'notability is not inherited.' However, Imran's pets have gathered much attention on reliable sources.