The reasons why people continue editing Wikipedia content – task value confirmation perspective

@article{Lai2014TheRW,
  title={The reasons why people continue editing Wikipedia content – task value confirmation perspective},
  author={C. Lai and H. Yang},
  journal={Behaviour & Information Technology},
  year={2014},
  volume={33},
  pages={1371 - 1382}
}
  • C. Lai, H. Yang
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Behaviour & Information Technology
  • Recently, Wikipedia has garnered increasing public attention. However, few studies have examined the intentions of individuals who edit Wikipedia content. Furthermore, previous studies ascribed a ‘knowledge sharing’ label to Wikipedia content editors. However, in this work, Wikipedia can be viewed as a platform that allows individuals to show their expertise. This study investigates the underlying reasons that drive individuals to edit Wikipedia content. Based on expectation-confirmation theory… CONTINUE READING
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