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Wikipedia page of brilliant.org!

What do you guys think? Should we create a wikipage about our nice website? If yes, then please express your thoughts!

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3 years, 5 months ago

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As far as I know, brilliant.org does not fit the Wikipedia notability guidelines.

Wikipedia isn't meant for advertising websites, and I'd suggest staying away from it for now unless you can offer a better reason why brilliant.org needs a Wikipedia page. Nicholas Tomlin · 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Nicholas Tomlin We would be very sad if people wrote a spammy wikipedia page about us (please everyone keep that in mind if you have intentions of contributing to a wikipedia page about Brilliant). Our opinion is the one that matters the least in determining notability but the chief criteria seems to be:

The content itself has been the subject of multiple non-trivial published works whose source is independent of the site itself.

We have actually been the subject of a few news stories. See my comment here. Whether that is good enough for wikipedia, I am not sure. Peter Taylor Staff · 3 years, 5 months ago

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I think quite a few people do agree about this. But then we need some "internal" facts like whose idea it was to create this site, where does it get funding from, how the science masters are selected and so on. I hope that staff of brilliant would provide this information to us. :) Snehal Shekatkar · 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Snehal Shekatkar hmmm...I see what you mean. How about sometime in the near future I write a discussion post called the History of Brilliant.org, that explains some of the basic facts and provides something for a wikipedia article to cite? Peter Taylor Staff · 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Peter Taylor correction: While we should probably share that history with all of you, note that anything we publish does not count as an independent third-party source and thus would not be a good citation establishing "notability" on wikipedia.

Here is some of the independent press coverage on us that comes to mind:

Peter Taylor Staff · 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Peter Taylor That would be great.. in fact we can create wiki article after you post then! Snehal Shekatkar · 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Snehal Shekatkar Yes, I definitely agree Muh. Amin Widyatama · 3 years, 5 months ago

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It would be a great pride to have Brilliant.org in Wikipedia, leaving the negatives Vinay Manjunath · 3 years, 4 months ago

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In my opinion, if there were a website (asides from Brilliant) dedicated to Brilliant.org, the first thing I would want it to include would be a directory of all questions, classified by field and level. That could be really fun for people looking to practice a bunch of maths geared towards their mathematical ability,using past questions on this site. That would eliminate the need to wait a week to get 4 more questions, and there would already be a couple of really great solutions for each questions, in case people get stuck on the questions. Noah Bolohan · 3 years, 5 months ago

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Yes we should do this because from this activity many other can know about "brilliant.org" those who don't know about brilliant.org. Divyansh Singhal · 3 years, 5 months ago

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That's a great idea indeed I feel. Bhargav Das · 3 years, 5 months ago

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I totally concur concerning the creation of a page in wikipedia dedicated to brilliant.org. Just to let you know that out of sheer luck, I stumble across this website days ago, and I've learned a lot from here. It's a very lucrative site for me and I too, believe that anybody else out there can always drop by in this website in case they seek aid for their maths/physics questions. Without a doubt that the creation of a page in Wikipedia will hype it up Akagami Ng · 3 years, 5 months ago

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As far as i know no one got killed for making a Wikipedia page. This would only make your site more popular.And let me be honest with you, i don't know why i am solving problems from this site. I just do it for fun I guess. DO YOU GUYS, GIVE AWAY PRIZE OR AWARD OR SCHOLARSHIP OR ANYTHING FOR GETTING MORE POINTS........... SOME ONE PLEASE HELP ME OUT ! Hemanth Saji · 3 years, 2 months ago

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I don't think that will be helpful... 1st. 90% of the world uses Wikipedia only for information on School Projects... You can't be sure about how useful this page turns out to be... 2nd. Our Community is still small.... It needs some time to grow... 3rd. ... No, no third reason... Only two... Kshitij Khandelwal · 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Kshitij Khandelwal 1st is not true. It might be true where you live but obviously not here (in fact in our school, we're not even allowed to use wikipedia for school project). 2nd reason doesn't have anything to do with this Taehyung Kim · 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Taehyung Kim Well sorry to say but I live in the second most populous country in the world ( :P ) . And although we have the same restrictions as you, People here are expert in breaking rules... ( :P )... Meanwhile I just saw a Brilliant.org ad on jiskha.com Kshitij Khandelwal · 3 years, 5 months ago

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@Kshitij Khandelwal RULES ARE MADE TO BE BROKEN Hemanth Saji · 3 years, 2 months ago

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@Taehyung Kim Well i don't no where you are from . Schools don't allow copying from wikipedia in most of the countries . But we are not stupid enough to waste our time on school projects. So we just GOOGLE the topics & copy projects(easy). Teachers will never find it out anyway. This is how we use logic in real life. We use a word for this, it's called "common sense" ........................! Hemanth Saji · 3 years, 2 months ago

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