How does Wikipedia work?
Wikipedia is written collaboratively by largely anonymous volunteers who write without pay.
Anyone with Internet access can write and make changes to Wikipedia articles, except in limited cases where editing is restricted to prevent disruption or vandalism.
How much do Wikipedia employees make?
According to the most recent form 990 (File:Wikimedia Foundation 2015 Form 990. pdf), the Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation had a total compensation of $376,318, with other top managers earning base compensations roughly between $150,000 and $250,000 p.a.
How do I write a Wikipedia page about myself?
Steps to creating a Wikipedia page
- Do your research first. Before creating any content on Wikipedia, learn about the Wikipedia community and how it works.
- Create an account.
- Start small.
- Gather your sources.
- Write the copy.
- Submit the page for review.
Is Wikipedia going broke?
It’s not broke, but it does have to continuously pay the bills for the servers and to pay salary to the staff (disclaimer: I am on the staff). Without continued fundraising the money will run out some day. So the organization is not broke, but it doesn’t want to become broke.