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Considering that Wikipedia is the result of mass collaboration, with essentially 40 million editors, back-and-forth editing — and even arguments — are bound to occur. But some topics on the site better resemble a battlefield than a publishing house, according to researchers. Overall, after religion and politics, the most controversial topics were countries and geographical places, followed by sex, gender and race-related topics.
Some subjects, such as Israel, were heavily debated in all the languages, and some topics were local to different language editions. On the French- and Czech-language Wikipedia sites, scientific topics were the most controversial, whereas sports were the hot topic on Spanish-language sites.
Originally posted by gladtobehere
reply to post by Lady_Tuatha
That is kind of interesting.
Some people treat wikipedia like the its the Bible. Its actually just a bunch of people like you and me creating entries and linking sources.
While its supposed to be governed by "rules", there are a lot of biases and special interests at work.