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A Solution for Wikipedia’s Money Problems… The Flattr Button

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A Solution for Wikipedia’s Money Problems… The Flattr Button

Wikipedia has been soliciting donations from its many readers through ads placed above their articles. These “appeals to emotion”, in my opinion are viewed more as a joke than they are taken seriously, thus the recently popular meme going around showcasing the various Wikipedia members next to titles of weird pages, or funny quotes.

WHY THESE ADS?

Wikipedia wishes to solicit  ”small gift” donations to raise money, and more importantly, avoid the imposition that often accompanies “big gift” donors. My solution is ...

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