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Submitted this article for deletion; I see it referenced at http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9900E4DB1539F932A35757C0A9629C8B63 now, and I'd be willing to reconsider or revoke the PROD if there was more information on why this page would serve an encyclopediac notice. The New York Times is certainly a notable source, and the article's namesake's creator runs Gawker too, I believe, but I'm not entirely sold on how it fits in with an encyclopedia. Say someone wanted to know about the early history of blogs, how they developed, et cetera- would this be information that would be pertinent or helpful in understand, or superfluous and unnecessary? Ks64q2 (talk) 07:28, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
I was just doing research regarding the rise and fall of social media companies, and this is one of the only places that still has real information about Kinja. Kinja was meant to be a big deal, founded by two notable figures in blogging, and failed. I'm not saying that every company deserves an entry, but this particular one could be a valuable resource. Say someone is doing research on early blogging; every day more and more sources for info on early blogs, failed social startups, and etc disappear. Just because that external information is gone, doesn't mean the entry should vanish as well, if anything it should remain as a record and a resource. The page needs a bit of work, but there are still lots of people out there with knowledge of the topic. 126.96.36.199 (talk) 17:31, 4 March 2009
- Comment: I can't say I disagree with you there, necessarily. It would be cool if the article reflected what you said- Kinja was supposed to be a big deal, and flopped hard. Given the notability of the creators, that would certainly be scholarly in note, even as a footnote, of what not to do, or how other people have tried and failed, to learn from it. But I can't find any information on the how or why it did, otherwise I'd happily fill that information in myself. I dunno. Thoughts? Ks64q2 (talk) 22:09, 4 March 2009 (UTC)
Unless there are separate sources that discuss this, it's better off merged to the main Gawker article in a section about its tech czar 22:10, 21 December 2016 (UTC)