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Google’s answer to Wikipedia Goes Live…

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So Google have moved into Wikipedia country with their Knol, it is slightly different in that it is a more top-down than the bottoms-up environment everybody-can-edit Wikipedia.org with Knol you can set various levels of collaboration.

There is one big difference to Wikipedia, Knol allows you the potential to get paid, through the AdSense ads. Which would mean that the more popular your article, among other factors, the higher your revenues. And Google gets a share of these revenues, naturally (even when Google Knol is listed as an entity separate from AdSense with a 0% share in the process)…

Here is an example travel content article: How to backpack

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