[Talk-GB] Duff data on facebook

Richard Symonds richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk
Mon Jun 9 11:37:25 UTC 2014

Hi Lester,

Facebook updates the places it has using crowdsourced information from
here: https://www.facebook.com/places/editor?ref=br_tf.

I'm afraid that's all I know...

Richard Symonds
Wikimedia UK
0207 065 0992

Wikimedia UK is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and
Wales, Registered No. 6741827. Registered Charity No.1144513. Registered
Office 4th Floor, Development House, 56-64 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LT.
United Kingdom. Wikimedia UK is the UK chapter of a global Wikimedia
movement. The Wikimedia projects are run by the Wikimedia Foundation (who
operate Wikipedia, amongst other projects).

*Wikimedia UK is an independent non-profit charity with no legal control
over Wikipedia nor responsibility for its contents.*

On 9 June 2014 08:48, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:

> Having lived in Broadway - Worcestershire for many years now, it is
> getting somewhat irritating that Facebook will not allow me to tag this
> fact. They for some reason seem to think that Broadway is in
> Gloucestershire. Various attempts have been made to get things
> corrected, and pages have been created for 'Worcestershire', but even
> these are now being redirected to the 'correct' master according to
> Facebook. Can anybody throw ANY light on to why they insistthat their
> data is the correct view?
> --
> Lester Caine - G8HFL
> -----------------------------
> Contact - http://lsces.co.uk/wiki/?page=contact
> L.S.Caine Electronic Services - http://lsces.co.uk
> EnquirySolve - http://enquirysolve.com/
> Model Engineers Digital Workshop - http://medw.co.uk
> Rainbow Digital Media - http://rainbowdigitalmedia.co.uk
> _______________________________________________
> Talk-GB mailing list
> Talk-GB at openstreetmap.org
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-gb
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk-gb/attachments/20140609/6bd0ad99/attachment.html>

More information about the Talk-GB mailing list