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Infographic: Revisionist history

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Last year, Wikipedia said it was blocking 381 editing accounts for involvement in ‘black hat’ editing, including undisclosed paid advocacy.  But which bios have been revised the most during the 15 years of Wikipedia’s existence? Here’s the top ten, alongside the number of times their pages have been tweaked.

This is an updated version of an infographic published in issue #20 of Delayed Gratification, which is available in our shop. If you subscribe now, we’ll give you the issue for free – just use promotion code ‘SOCIAL20’ when you sign up here.


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Refreshing... parries the rush of 24-hour news with 'slow journalism'”
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Editor, Private Eye
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