[Wikimedia-l] Editor retention (was Re: "Big data" benefits and limitations (relevance: WMF editor engagement, fundraising, and HR practices))

Yaroslav M. Blanter putevod at mccme.ru
Thu Jan 10 18:29:37 UTC 2013

On Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:59:28 +0100, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote:
> Yaroslav M. Blanter, 10/01/2013 18:11:
>> On Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:24:12 +0000, Andreas Kolbe wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 6:41 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo)
>>> <nemowiki at gmail.com>wrote:
>> No, incorrect. Facebook exists in Russia and is somehow popular, 
>> though
>> it is not the most popular social medium.
> Thanks for the information! The en.wiki articles are not super-clear
> about it.
> Are its competitors less able to (allegedly) convert the web
> population in a mass of dumbs, or of otherwise draining all their
> mental energies? :p
> Nemo

In my view, the main competitor, Vkontakte 
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vkontakte) is even better in conversion of 
their audience into a mass of dumbs. I do not have an account there 
though, (not that I use my facebook too much).


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