Vandalism on Collaborative Web Communities: An Exploration of Editorial Behaviour in Wikipedia

  title={Vandalism on Collaborative Web Communities: An Exploration of Editorial Behaviour in Wikipedia},
  author={Abdulwhab Alkharashi and Joemon M. Jose},
  journal={Proceedings of the 5th Spanish Conference on Information Retrieval},
Modern online discussion communities allow people to contribute, sometimes anonymously. Such flexibility sometimes threatens the reputation and reliability of community-owned resources. Such flexibility is understandable, however, they engender threats to the reputation and reliability in collective goods. Since not a lot of previous work addressed these issues it is important to study the aforementioned issues to build an innate understanding of recent ongoing vandalism of Wikipedia pages and… 

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