Why Wikipedia is a bad source?
However, citation of Wikipedia in research papers may be considered unacceptable, because Wikipedia is not a reliable source. This is because Wikipedia can be edited by anyone at any moment. Although when an error is recognized, it is usually fixed.
Does Google own Wikipedia?
Wikipedia:Wikipedia is not Google.
Why are there no ads on Wikipedia?
Readers come to us for encyclopedic information, not for ads. Ads have to be processed by the brain (if only subconsciously) and therefore distract and annoy. “The free encyclopedia” also means: free from distractions and annoyances. Also, Wikipedia’s limited color palette will be demoted by the ‘gaudy’ ads.
How much would Wikipedia make with ads?
Revenue Potential If we use that $2.66 figure for each of Wikipedia’s proposed ad units (leader board, skyscraper, etc.), we get to a bit over $10 per every thousand impressions ($2.66 x 4 ad units per page = $10.64).