Wikia’s community service

The founder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia is launching a service offering free tools for people who want to build community websites. Jimmy Wales has said his company Wikia.com will offer software, storage and network access and that website creators can keep advertising revenue.

Read more from the BBC online and from WIRED’s Monkey Bites. Contribute your knowledge of Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia or any content relevant to Wiki technology, developments and culture to the Whats New Media Wiki.

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Filed under A democratic medium?, Connection/Isolation, Digital Commons, Digital Divide, Tools, User generated content, Virtual Communities, web 2.0, Wiki

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