Tag Archives: Wikipedia
Somebody has it in for Jamie Oliver pic.twitter.com/pWgDUzXObJ
— Kates (@beingjourno) May 21, 2019
IDA Ireland logo; Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave
Earlier this week.
Co-founder of the Web Summit Paddy Cosgrave tweeted about Ireland’s tax structures which, he said, allow companies to “avoid all taxes” and “enjoy no-touch regulation”.
He went on to link to a Wikipedia article about the same before warning his followers that the Irish Government, through the IDA, pays people to edit tax-related articles on Wikipedia.
Further to this…
The photos on the ‘Irish cuisine’ Wikipedia page are just very grim pic.twitter.com/O91FxzJNq4
— Louise O’Connor (@oconnola) August 28, 2017
*pushes away plate*
this shepherd's pie comes with a salad pic.twitter.com/vd9FPIcr52
— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) August 28, 2017
At least it has a healtNOMNOMNOMNNOM
Donie O’Sullivan, of Storyful, writes:
“Today, Storyful, in partnership with the Open State Foundation, is delighted to announce Politwoops for the Irish elections. Politwoops records, stores, and publishes tweets deleted by candidates. The tool has been used effectively in the United States and countries across the world to increase transparency and accountability. We hope it will serve the same purpose in Ireland.”
Check out Politwoops here.
Enda Kenny Wikipedia article edited anonymously by Irish Gov https://t.co/Upoyn3tbUl
— IrishGovEdits (@IrishGovEdits) February 1, 2016
A sample visualisation of the pedantic edit wars waged on Wikipedia over the years.
MORE: Articles Of War (Wikipedia’s Lamest Edit Wars (Information is Beautiful)
(H/T: John Gallen)
Compiled by open source fan Jari Bakken.
Neil Dorgan writes:
“List of anonymous Wikipedia edits from Irish Government IP Addresses (top): Including plenty of vandalism and a particularly offensive homophobic edit (above)…”
Full list Here
Based on the length of their Wikipedia articles.