Wikimedia/The Culture of Wikipedia/Vandalism

"Vandalism" has long been a problem on Wikipedia, and has caused many to question the wisdom of "anyone can edit".

History of vandalism on Wikipedia

In the past, Wikipedia had to cope with numerous vandalism.

Minor vandalism

Serial vandals

Resolving vandalism

There are bots and tools that to resolve vandalism in Wikipedia:

  • ClueBot NG - a bot to revert possible vandalism changes
  • Twinkle - a tools that revert vandalism