Why does Wikipedia refuse advertising and what would the cons be?

Answer The primary reason is that the Frei Kultur Kinder, "free culture" zealots that do the actual work of managing Wikipedia, consider commercial advertising on their website to be "free culture" heresy... Read More »

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Which demographic would advertising on Wikipedia be most effective on?

I would say 18 to 24 year olds with upper-middle to upper-class income levels. They are the ones who believe most what they read in Wikipedia, since their education has been ever tainted by it. A... Read More »

Advertising Pros & Cons?

In most cases advertising is a necessary part of business and a key to survival. With rare exceptions, advertising will be the primary way that consumers find out about what a business does. Althou... Read More »

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What are some pros and cons of using Wikipedia as a valig source?

The major con is that the information on Wikipedia simply may not be accurate. It is a peer reviewed website,which means that people can go and put up what what they know, think they know, or want ... Read More »