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Tim Bradshaw

Wikipedia’s co-founder Jimmy Wales says that the online encyclopedia is “very unlikely” to integrate Facebook’s Like button or other ways of sharing on the social network, despite it becoming an increasingly important source of traffic, because he is concerned about readers’ privacy.

Speaking at the FT’s Digital Media Conference in London on Wednesday, Mr Wales also said that he was more concerned about big technology companies and app stores controlling the internet’s creativity than threats to “net neutrality”. Read more