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Happy Birthday! Wikipedia Turns 10

Wikiversary! The Wikidly Popular Wikipedia Turns 10 Intro and general stats below. For other uses, see Introduction (disambiguation). Wikipedia, the "multilingual, web-based, free-content encyclopedia project," was created in 2001 and Wikiversary! celebrated its tenth anniversary on January 15, 2011. Thanks to Pew Research and stats from Wikipedia, we WIKIPEDIA 10 offer a comprehensive glance at the wildly popular site. Contents [show] Wikipedia: the purveyor of information [edit] 53% of all American Internet users use Wikipedia... therefore, 42% of all Americans use Wikipedia • Sending instant messages: 47% • Rating a product, service, or person: 32% Popularity { • Using social network sites: 61% • Watching videos on sites like YouTube: 66% Wikipedia currently has articles in... As of 1.17.11, there are: 3,532,036 Content pages 22,939,723 Pages *including talk pages, redirects, etc. 846,661 Uploaded files 438,758,392 Page edits since founded 19.13 Average edits per page 13,781,073 Registered users EITOII| 261 127,687 Registered users who have performed an action in the last 30 days languages Who's getting wiki'd? [edit] Demographics of Wikipedia users [edit] The percentage of adult internet users in each group who look for information on Wikipedia. Internet users account for 79% of the American adult population. TOTAL Education level 53% Less than 30% High School Sex 41% High School Diploma Men 56% 52% Some College Women 0% 69% Colleget Race/Ethnicity Household Income White, non-Hispanic 55% 44% Less than $30,000 Black, non-Hispanic 43% 49% $30,000-S49,999 Hispanic 40% 63% $50,000-S74,999 61% $75,000+ Age 18-29 62% Home internet connection 52% 26% Dial-up 30-49 50-64 49% 59% Broadband 65+ 33% The majority of Wikipedia users are wealthy, young, white, male, college grads. Wikipedia: a growing trend [edit] Between 2007 and 2010 in the U.S., the growth of Wikipedia users outpaced the growth of Internet adopters dramatically, at 17% vs. 8%, respectively. Wikipedia users, 2007 – 2010 [edit] 100% 90% 79% 80% 74% 71% 70% 60% 50% 42% 40% 35% 30% 25% 20% 10% 0% February 2007 December 2008 May 2010 Internet users Wikipedia users Sources [edit] • http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2011/Wikipedia.aspx • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Wikipedias COLUMN FIVE * PUBLICATION VISUAL NEWS % of all American adults కీ క్లి క్లి క్రీ క్ క్ీ క్రీ క్లీ క్లీ క్రీ కే

Happy Birthday! Wikipedia Turns 10

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Wikipedia, the user created Encyclopedia Brittanica for the modern era, just turned 10 years old on January 15th. To mark this informational milestone, we created a graphic detailing the current state...

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