Talk:Glogster

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This Wiki page would appear to be a marketing site for a product. In the interests of balance some of the criticisms should also be included. E.g. http://techcrunch.com/2007/12/29/glogster-like-geocities-in-a-bad-way-and-in-flash/

  "Glogster - Like Geocities (in a bad way)..."

http://zacharyosborne.wordpress.com/2010/05/21/glogster-a-tool-for-creative-expression-with-awkward-incentives-for-re-use/

   * ... spelling and grammatical errors reflects poorly on the product and the leadership behind it
   * ... policies on inappropriate content... alarmingly open-ended and brief...
   * ... Why limit hate to race and ethnic background? What about every form of prejudice? I think a Muslim would feel offended by statements against his/her religion, and would deem it to be inappropriate content, as would a female to misogynistic language. Glogster admin. should update these policies to be more inclusive.
   * ... strange incentives for users to interact with, and even promote their site. 
   * ... 'G-points', described as 'a reward for your activity on Glogster...creators try to encourage (... peer pressure) users to compete towards earning the elusive 'G-points'
   * ... Interesting ploy, but I'm not a fan of the incentive program.  —Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.110.218.145 (talk) 13:26, 11 November 2010 (UTC) 


This article does not mention the parent company, where it is located, who owns it, etc. It also goes into far too much promotional detail, with too many links into the site/service itself, for an encyclopedia article. An abundance of IP addresses editing this article are located in the Czech Republic, the location of the parent company--leading to the obvious suspicion that people involved with the company are editing the article. This company/service is a big deal in the education world in America, but very little is disclosed, especially on their site, about who is in charge. A good Wikipedia article with proper citations could help change this. --hmcnally (talk) 19:27, 9 February 2012 (UTC)

I have made some edits to the original Glogster Wikipedia page. These edits include the correction of grammar/spelling errors, the removal of certain elements (the sections regarding Glogster Commandos, Contests with Glogster, Cooperation with educational services, awards, and financing), the addition of a critique (http://www.commonsensemedia.org/website-reviews/glogster), as well as the addition of the co-founders and location of the company headquarters.--Stephlachman (talk) 11:04, 5 June 2012 (UTC)