Launched some 15 years ago Wikipedia has made a special place on the Internet today. If you also use “Wikipedia” to get information about something, then you must be aware of this interesting fact.
1. Wikipedia was started by Zimi Wells and Larry Sanger in 2001.
2. No one can say that what Wikipedia’s first article was, Wikipedia founder Zimi Wells confirmed that the first article on their website was lost somewhere on the site. Although he surely believed that he had edited this article himself and its title was Hello World.
3. The meaning of the word wiki in WikiPedia is “quick”. The word “Hawaii language” has been taken from.
4. Most of the websites in English Wikipedia, 46 million articles are present.
5. 7,000 new articles are published daily on Wikipedia.
6. Hindi Wikipedia came into being in July 2003 and by 2015, Hindi Wikipedia has crossed 1 million pages and 2 lakh members.
7. Wikipedia is the most famous seventh website in India, which is used more than Twitter.
8. Wikipedia’s first logo was made by 17-year user PAL Stanisfifer. It was selected from Design Competition in 2003.
9. “Sex” is the most famous article in Wikipedia, which are present in every language.
10. More than 50 million users use Wikipedia every month. And every month it is read more than 2 times.
11. The most widely read page on Wikipedia is by Apple Founder Steve Jobs. 74 million on October 6, 2011 and the next day more than 1.6 million users saw this page.
12. 50 percent of user traffic on Wikipedia comes from “Google”.
13. According to the current data, 17.6 million articles of Wikipedia have been edited one billion times.
14. Former US President Zarz W. Bush’s Wikipedia page is the most edited It was edited 46 thousand times.
15. India has Wikipedia pages which has been edited 22,271 times. This is the fifteenth most edited page.
16. For the first time in 2006, the person who edited the article on Wikipedia was named as Time Magazine.
17. Wikipedia has a Birthday Committee, which congratulates those wikipediaians on the birthday, Zinnah’s name is on http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/List_of_Wikimedians_by_bithday page.
18. No advertisements are shown for making money on Wikipedia.
19. Wikipedia is run on the basis of “No Loss No Profit”. This donation is taken for the operation of the website.
20. There are 1,15,000 active editors and 20 million 7 million registered editors of Wikipedia.
21. Wikipedia’s theme song is named “Hotel Wikipedia”. It was launched in the year 2004.
22. If the English of “Wikipedia” is very difficult for you then click on the “Simple English” option on the left side.
23. There is a great contradiction in the number of people coming to Wikipedia. The number of people who come to this website is about 90% and women are about 9%.
24. The article is available in every language on this website and it is widely appreciated in every country. There are also some languages available on this website that are also not available on the Internet.
25. A website named Konsarvapedia has accused Wikipedia that all its articles are stolen and all information is wrong but nothing happens to all of these, Wikipedia is still used as much as it used to be before.
26. Another important thing is that Wikipedia itself is with Wikipedia itself, it is difficult to find out which ones are the most recent articles.
27. Wikipedia is about to introduce a contest, which is the question of what would be the last article written on Wikipedia.