User:Mark Schierbecker

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NameMark Schierbecker
Born (1993-08-29) August 29, 1993 (age 25)
St. Louis, Missouri
Country United States
Current locationColumbia, Missouri
Time zoneCST
EthnicityGerman American
Education and employment
High schoolWebster Groves High School
UniversityUniversity of Missouri
Contact info
Websitemarkschierbecker.com
Blogmedium.com/schierbecker
Emailmschierbecker@gmail.com
Facebookmschierbecker
TwitterSchierbecker
Flickrthemarcusq
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PermissionsFilemover, Autopatrolled, Rollback, Reviewer
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Hi. I'm Marcus. I am an undergraduate studying German and History at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri. I am a visual journalist and a reporter for The College Fix, Photography is Not a Crime and Heat Street. I love disruptive technology and I help write about startups that are doing cool things.

My interests on Wikipedia consist of ground combat vehicle technologies, aerial warfare, Pentagon acquisitions and U.S. military actions abroad.

I've been to six St. Louis-area meetups and to Wikimania 2012 in Washington, D.C. I was the St. Louis representative for the now semi-defunct Wikimedia United States Coalition. I remain a contact for the St. Louis region and WikiProject Missouri.

Favorite articles

These are entries I have contributed to extensively, either by starting them or growing them.

  • Mars 2020 (rover) - NASA follow on to Curiosity.
  • Pinterest - fourth-largest social network in the U.S., 27th most popular website in the world, created Aug. 2011.
  • Snapchat - Self-destructing photo-messaging app. Created Oct. 2012.
  • Edmodo - Largest educational social network by my count. Created Feb. 2011.
  • Mobli - The future Instagram of video? Created Aug. 2012.
  • Lockerdome - Formerly sports-themed social network based in St. Louis. Created Oct. 2012
  • Fiverr - Task marketplace where everything is US$5. Created Apr. 2011.
  • Vine - Twitter's foray into social video. Created Jan. 2013.

Me in the news: Top Wikipedia Editor Is A St. Louis High School Student, Rock Hill teen is prolific Wikipedia editor, Did a 15-year-old define your multi-million dollar brand before you did? I was also one of five editors interviewed for the Stanford student paper "Wikipedia: nowhere to grow."

In November 2015 I filmed a confrontation between a student racial protesters and journalists that received over 3 million views and national media coverage. ‘I Need Some Muscle’: Missouri Activists Block Journalists – The New York Times

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