slashdot.org

Slashdot is a social news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds. Stuff that Matters". It features news stories on science, technology, and politics that are submitted and evaluated by site users and editors. Each story has a comments section attached to it where users can add online comments. The website was founded in 1997 by Hope College students Rob Malda, also known as "CmdrTaco", and classmate Jeff Bates, also known as "Hemos". In 2012, they sold it to DHI Group, Inc.. In January 2016, BIZX acquired Slashdot Media, including both slashdot.org and SourceForge. In December 2019, BIZX rebranded to Slashdot Media. More information...

Multilingual Wikipedia

In June 2020 the website slashdot.org was on the 2,606th place in the ranking of the most reliable and popular sources in multilingual Wikipedia from readers' point of view (PR-score). If we consider only frequency of appearance of this source in references of Wikipedia articles (F-score), this website was on the 5,254th place in June 2020. From Wikipedians' point of view, "slashdot.org" is the 3,052nd most reliable source in different language versions of Wikipedia (AR-score).

The website is placed before books.com.tw and after italiancharts.com in multilingual PR ranking of the most reliable sources in Wikipedia.

PR-score:
2,606th place
13,414,690
-2,212,864
AR-score:
3,052nd place
1,593,020
+14,344
F-score:
5,254th place
2,551
+22

English Wikipedia (en)

PR-score:
2,183rd place
8,263,820
-1,513,588
AR-score:
2,372nd place
841,121
+6,504
F-score:
4,930th place
892
+7

Japanese Wikipedia (ja)

PR-score:
2,035th place
855,541
-15,896
AR-score:
3,854th place
33,647
+466
F-score:
3,268th place
152
+4

Spanish Wikipedia (es)

PR-score:
2,766th place
834,589
-113,429
AR-score:
3,418th place
76,532
+366
F-score:
4,775th place
120
+2

Russian Wikipedia (ru)

PR-score:
2,688th place
757,901
-119,341
AR-score:
2,638th place
76,538
+4,686
F-score:
6,436th place
104
+1

German Wikipedia (de)

PR-score:
3,246th place
551,519
-112,663
AR-score:
2,667th place
114,986
+20
F-score:
5,735th place
101
0

French Wikipedia (fr)

PR-score:
3,548th place
357,091
-63,816
AR-score:
3,763rd place
67,409
+268
F-score:
7,289th place
92
+1
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