User generated content is fine, but put a bouncer on the door

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Sites like flickr owe as much to the community management skills as gifted coding. Wired magazine put the latest list of its annual Wired 40 on the web and allowed users to input by rating the decision. However I snapped the following screen picture near the bottom of the list as users have introduced jibberish.

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If Wired is going to harness its readership, it needs to think more carefully about how it manages its constituency and keeps out the riff-raff.