|Headquarters||San Francisco, United States|
|Key people||James Byers, Adam Frey (co-founders), Dominick Bellizzi|
Wikispaces is a free web hosting service (sometimes called a wiki farm) based in San Francisco, California. Launched by Tangient LLC in March 2005, Wikispaces was purchased by TSL Education in March 2014. It is among the largest wiki hosts, competing with PBworks, Wetpaint, Wikia, and Google Sites (formerly JotSpot).
Private wikis with advanced features for businesses, non-profits and educators are available for an annual fee. As of March 2008, they had more than 920,000 registered members and hosted more than 390,000 wikis. By March 2009, that number had increased to over 2.2 million registered members and more than 900,000 wikis. Wikispaces has also given away more than 100,000 premium wikis to K-12 educators.
Since 2010 Wikispaces have cooperated with web 2.0 education platform Glogster EDU. Glogster EDU embeds Glogs into Wikispaces services.
- Wan, Tony (March 4, 2014). "TSL Education Acquires Wikispaces". EdSurge.
- Terdiman, Daniel (September 15, 2008). "A quarter million teachers to get free wikis". CNET.
- Abramson, Larry (November 29, 2007). "Illinois School Looks to Tech Tools to Teach". Morning Edition (NPR).
- Hagopian, Peter (September 10, 2007). "Everything You Need To Know To Get Started With Content Management Systems". Information Week.
- Etherington, Darrell (December 8, 2008). "3 Key Web Working Tools for Students". webworkerdaily.com.
- Official website
- Tangient LLC
- Wikispaces features via wikimatrix.org
- When and why to wiki: an interview with Adam Frey of Wikispaces
- Adam Frey interviewed by Stewart Mader
- Glogster EDU Homepage
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