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The State of Wikipedia

the STATE of WIKIPEDIA by JESS3 2000 2001 2003 Ten years have passed since Wikipedia first appeared on the scene-and a busy decade it has MARCH 2000 JANUARY 2001 MARCH 2001 SEPT. 2001 JANUARY 2003 JUNE 2003 END OF 2003 From its inauspicious 1000 100.000 articles been. beginnings to its current role in everyday life, here are just a few of the milestones marking Wikipedia's incredible development: articles Wikipedia forerunner Nupedia founded Wikipedia launches as a side project of Nupedia Wikipedia passes 1,000 articles Non-English Wikipedia editions surpass English version in total pages for the first time New York Times Wikipedia passes 100,000 articles Creation of Wikimedia publishes first article about Wiki pedia Foundation is announced 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2011 APRIL 2004 AUGUST 2005 AUGUST 2009 MARCH 2006 1 MILLION SEPT.2007 2 MILLION MARCH 2005 JANUARY 2011 250.000 500.000 articles 3 MILLION articles 13 MILLION articles 3.5 MILLION articles 17.6 MILLION articles articles articles articles English Wikipedia passes 250,000 articles English Wikipedia passes 500,000 articles English Wikipedi a passes 1 milli on articles English Wikipedia passes 2 milli on articles First Wikimedia conference English Wiki pedia passes 3 million articles, and 13 million across all languages English Wikipedia stands at 3.5+ million articles, and more than 17 milli on across all languages (later: Wikimania) held in Frankfurt, Germany

The State of Wikipedia

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Earlier this year, JESS3 teamed up with Jimmy Wales and the Wikimedia Foundation to create a video commemorating Wikipedia’s 10-year anniversary. Narrated by Jimmy Wales, the animated video detailed...




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