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Wikipedia: Meet The Man Who Has Edited 3m Articles

Posted at 1:30PM Tuesday 05 Aug 2014

Sverker Johansson is, indirectly, one of the most prolific editors on Wikipedia, the collectively-edited online encyclopaedia.

The Swedish science teacher, who goes by the username Lsj on the website, is the creator of Lsjbot, an automatic editor of wikipedia which helped make the Swedish language version of the site the eighth in the world to hit one million articles.

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