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Someone accidentally deleted the Wikipedia page on Harlem shake [Image]

Posted By Ashraf On February 21, 2013 @ 12:30 AM In World Wide Web | 5 Comments

Harlem shake is a dance from the 1980s from Harlem — with origins in Africa — that has recently gone viral on the web due to the countless parodies. When most people hear about something they don’t know about but want to learn, they google it. When you google a topic, Wikipedia is one of the first results. Too bad someone deleted the bloody page about Harlem shake on Wikipedia. Check it out:

fail_wikipedia [1]

It isn’t entirely clear if someone trolled Wikpedia or someone genuinely accidentally deleted the page.

Whatever the case may be, rest assured that Wikipedia’s controls quickly kicked in and replaced the content that was deleted. The Harlem shake page on Wikipedia was restored in roughly three minutes.

[via Reddit [2]]


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