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'''Wikia'''<ref>http://community.wikia.com/wiki/Wikia</ref> (formerly '''Wikicities'''<ref>http://community.wikia.com/wiki/Wikicities - see the URL</ref>) is a [[wiki farm]] founded and run by Wikipedia co-founder [[Jimmy Wales]] and Wikimedia Foundation board member Angela Beesley.<ref>http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2007/04/wikia_adds_new_.html</ref>  It has raised millions in investments and reportedly enjoys preferential treatment by Wikipedia.<ref>http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/04/28/wikipedia-special-treatment-for-wikia-and-other-wikis/</ref> Wikia is slowly declining, and many of its wikis are now abandoned or receive few edits. It has changed to "FANDOM" on October 4, 2016, and will have the domain name in the links being changed to Fandom.com by early 2019.<ref>https://community.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Brandon_Rhea/Wiki_domains_will_be_changing_from_wikia.com_to_fandom.com_in_early_2019</ref>
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'''Wikia'''<ref>http://community.wikia.com/wiki/Wikia</ref> (formerly '''Wikicities'''<ref>http://community.wikia.com/wiki/Wikicities - see the URL</ref>) is a [[wiki farm]] founded and run by Wikipedia co-founder [[Jimmy Wales]] and Wikimedia Foundation board member Angela Beesley.<ref>http://blog.wired.com/monkeybites/2007/04/wikia_adds_new_.html</ref>  It has raised millions in investments and reportedly enjoys preferential treatment by Wikipedia.<ref>http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/04/28/wikipedia-special-treatment-for-wikia-and-other-wikis/</ref> Wikia is slowly declining, and many of its wikis are now abandoned or receive few edits. It has changed to "FANDOM" on October 4, 2016, and will have the domain name in the links being changed to Fandom.com by early 2019,<ref>https://community.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Brandon_Rhea/Wiki_domains_will_be_changing_from_wikia.com_to_fandom.com_in_early_2019</ref> starting on early October 2018.<ref>https://community.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Brandon_Rhea/How_we%27re_testing_the_fandom.com_domain_migration</ref>
 
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Latest revision as of 10:47, 5 October 2018

The now out of date Wikia logo

Wikia[1] (formerly Wikicities[2]) is a wiki farm founded and run by Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales and Wikimedia Foundation board member Angela Beesley.[3] It has raised millions in investments and reportedly enjoys preferential treatment by Wikipedia.[4] Wikia is slowly declining, and many of its wikis are now abandoned or receive few edits. It has changed to "FANDOM" on October 4, 2016, and will have the domain name in the links being changed to Fandom.com by early 2019,[5] starting on early October 2018.[6]

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