The June 24, 2011 blog post regarding WikiLove generated a substantial amount of media coverage:
- ReadWriteWeb: Wikipedia is Adding a Love Button Next Week
- Mashable: Wikipedia’s New Love Button Will Let You Send Kittens or Beer to Others
- PC Mag: Wikipedia Adds a 'Love' Button
- PCWorld: Wikipedia Looking for 'Love' to Lure Volunteer Editors
- (German) Heise: Wikipedia experimentiert mit Belohnungsbutton
- (Russian) A total screwup by Lenta.ru, they saw it as nothing but analog to FB's Like buton
- Slashdot: "Wikipedia Adds 'Wikilove' For Newbie Editors'"
- (Dutch) Wikipedia krijgt 'Love-knop' (Wikipedia gets 'Love button')
- Geek.com: "Wikipedia creates WikiLove button to give newibie editors virtual high five
- Huffington Post: "Wikipedia 'Love' Button Coming Soon"
- Wired.co.uk: Wikipedia promises to WikiLove its new editors
- MSNBC Technoblog: Wikipedia Adding WikiLove Button
- The Atlantic Tech: Wikipedia Adds WikiLove Button in Attempt to Stem Criticism
- Business Insider: Wikipedia is Adding a Love Button
- International Business Times: A 'Love' button in Wikipedia lets you send cats and beers to others
- The Stir: WikiLove Button Makes Us Trust Wikipedia Even Less
- Hexus: Spread the love
- Washington Post (blog): Wikipedia adding ‘love’ button
- (Czech) Lupa.cz (IT oriented) ("Wikilove: Button experiment of Wikipedia") Well written, but undue weight on lack of funds and contributors.
- (Czech) Aktualne.cz ("Serious" news server) Surprisingly well informed, well thought through, probably based on some en: news.
- (Chinese) 维基百科新增感谢按钮 鼓励用户编辑文章 (Wikipedia introduces a 'thank-you' button to encourage users to edit articles)