Tag: wikipedia

Most Wikipedia Profiles Are of Men. This Scientist Is Changing That.

You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. “Our science can only benefit the whole of society if it’s done by the whole of society.” — Dr. Jessica Wade, a physicist who adds biographies of […]

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North Face Apologizes for Adding Its Own Photos to Wikipedia to Promote Its Brand

Every company dreams of free advertising, and the North Face seemed to have found a clever way to get it. All it had to do was edit Wikipedia. In a video ad, North Face described how it took photos of its clothing and equipment at famous outdoor destinations and uploaded the pictures to the Wikipedia […]

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