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Tashiana Jenkins[edit]

Hello, could you please take a look at this article and speedy it as a blaytant hoax. Tashiana Jenkins. The references have fake titles which point to trayvon martin articles. Google has nothing on it, it is like a fake parody. Thanks. Antonioatrylia (talk) 01:46, 16 March 2017 (UTC)

@Antonioatrylia: The article already has a speedy deletion tag on it. That means an admin will evaluate it, but since you specifically asked me to, I specifically decline to do so, since that is admin shopping. Please let the process take its course normally. Seraphimblade Talk to me 01:55, 16 March 2017 (UTC)

BelugaCDN[edit]

Hey Seraphimblade, our page was recently deleted under G11. We responded in the Talk page (which was deleted without response), saying that we used similar language that exists in two published Wiki articles. We would like to know which lines are in violation of your terms so we can rewrite them. This is important to us, we look forward to your help in getting our article published. Thanks. --Haxsyn (talk) 14:09, 24 March 2017 (UTC)

@Haxsyn: Several issues with it. It's reference padded, which is often a sign of advertising or self-promotion. Some examples: "The brining (sic) of assets closer to the end-user minimizes network hops and latency, resulting in faster download speeds and shorter page-load times." That's straight out of a marketing brochure, and the only "source" is from the organization itself. That would not be a case where we'd allow the use of a self-published source. "BelugaCDN was well received..." is also marketese fluff, and is "sourced" to an anonymous review site. That is absolutely not something that can be generalized into saying it's "well received". "Despite strong headwinds, BelugaCDN went on to secure contracts with top Alexa-rated websites, including top online publishers, ad networks, and media companies alike." Yet more fluff, and that one's totally unreferenced. The entire article reads like that. Wikipedia is not a directory, including a business directory, and most companies aren't appropriate article subjects. If they are, we need to stick to references that are from reliable sources produced independently of the article subject (so not press releases, interviews, etc.). If a substantial amount of reference material like that doesn't exist, it's not appropriate to have an article on the company. If it does, we'd need to stick to only what those sources say, and not use them to generalize into "talking up" the organization. Articles must be strictly neutral in both tone and content. Finally, your use of "we" and your focus on this article leads me to believe you may be being paid to edit (which includes editing on the subject as part of an employment duty). If that is so, there are some disclosures that need to be made before editing further. You may not have known that, but now you do, and if any of the above is true, such disclosure is mandatory. Seraphimblade Talk to me 22:06, 24 March 2017 (UTC)
Ok, got it. I'm new to this so thanks for explaining. I added the disclosures to my user page. For the company page, fine, let's keep it simple, like BunnyCDN's. A few lines, tell people who we are. Less references. --Haxsyn (talk) 23:01, 24 March 2017 (UTC)
@Haxsyn: Thanks for adding the disclosures, but I'm afraid you may have misunderstood my meaning. It's not about less references, it's about better references. If better references don't exist, we can't accept an article on the company at all. Wikipedia is not for "profiles" or to "tell people who we are", and most companies, people, bands, etc., are not appropriate article subjects, because there isn't enough high-quality reference material to write an article from. Seraphimblade Talk to me 10:19, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

Tania Tome deletion[edit]

Hi Seraphimblade, thanks for helping Wikipedia, I'm writing to let you know that I responded to the copyright issue, I wanted to delete the mentioned image but I couldn't remove it from Wikimedia, can you please restore the page and remove the copyrighted material? I have more to add to this page and I'm willing to make it perfect, also, I'll work on getting a new picture that doesn't violate Wikipedia copyright rules, I'll be thankful if you help me with this. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Mahmoud Esnawy (talkcontribs) 09:55, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

@Mahmoud Esnawy: Copyright violations cannot be undeleted. Sorry, but that is not negotiable. Seraphimblade Talk to me 10:12, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

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True Wikipedian Mahmoud Esnawy (talk) 10:55, 25 March 2017 (UTC)

Thank you, I appreciate it a lot, I'll try to be careful next time.

Guivi Sanadze deletion[edit]

Hi Seraphimblade, I was wondering why the page for Guivi Sanadze, scientist and member of Georgian Academy of Sciences, and a person who discovered Isoprene (The first report of isoprene emission from plants was published in 1957 by Professor Guivi Sanadze, source - Plant Cell Environ. 2017 Feb 4. doi: 10.1111/pce.12930) was deleted? I don't think creating a page for 87 year old scientist is some form of advertising. Especially depicting life and work of scientists under USSR rule is of significant importance to humanity and science. Gb dft (talk) 11:07, 26 March 2017 (UTC)