The Values of Fandom: Collaboration

Ted Gill, Fandom, Nov 21, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

If you're wondering whatever happened to Wikia, wonder no more - it was renamed Fandom and has taken on a much more entertainment related theme. This I guess is where the money is. But now and then the site remembers its roots, as with this article on how staff use the wiki to collaborate. "Wikis are based around collaboration—we've talked about that before, and it's ingrained into the site's DNA," writes Ted Gill. "That started with Wikipedia, and it evolved into the many thousands of Fandom wikis we have today. That's how we were able to grow into the largest entertainment fan site in the world." So there you have it.

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