Research:Understanding thanks

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Swati Goel
no affiliation
Duration:  2018-6 — 2018-8

This page documents a research project in progress.
Information may be incomplete and change as the project progresses.


The wiki-thanks project provides editors a quick and easy way to give positive feedback. To get help with the feature, go to the talk page. To view recent thanks, go to the thanks log.

Previous analysis of the wiki-thanks feature includes:

Literature suggests that positive external motivation (rewards, sense of community) can lead to an increase in contribution. A few articles:


To see in progress work: