posted on Jun, 21 2013 @ 05:02 PM
reply to post by OleMB
The simple and rather obvious answer to the query is that the membershhip
create the vast majority of the content (99.999%), the
vote up the content they
deem most interesting/informative/entertaining/brilliant, etc...
The "control" you speak of is in the hands of hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world with hugely diverse views and opinions.
Think about that for a moment won't you?
ETA: You don't just "create" the most popular website on ANY subject, people have to make it popular by logging on and viewing it. Nobody (and trust
me when I tell you that hundreds of millions of dollars have been wasted trying) gets a site into the top 5000 websites just because they want it to
edit on 6-21-2013 by Springer because: (no reason given)