Wikipedia has finally seen the light and started putting on some animated banner ads. Moreover, they’re not limited to the article space, but placed where editors are most likely to see them: on the pages showing information about users, and the internal communication system (“user talk pages”). It seems that the Wikimedia cabal even recruited the users themselves to add the ads to the pages (possibly through some kind of revenue sharing arrangement). Here are some examples:
It’s good to see that Wikipedia has given up its communist pinko resistance against advertising. Now that they’re raking in the money, I hope they’ll finally stop asking for donations like some maggot infested hippie. Jason Calacanis was right again!