Explore the Wikipedia through Infographic. After 244 years, the Encyclopedia Britannica has decided to halt the presses and go out of print. To date, there are more than 21 million articles in more than 280 languages viewed across the World of Wikipedia. The fact that all of this is available for free easily makes it the crowd’s favorite source for research materials and especially students. Wikipedia has grown to be the number one source for students. In fact, many students will stop research and change topics if it’s not on Wikipedia.
Sustainability of the Wikipedia largely depends on public donations. Wikipedia provides a wealth of information with more than 26 billion pages of content. The editors of Wikipedia, known as Wikipedians, are vigilant with ensuring the data in Wikipedia is current and accurate. The Studies have even shown that Wikipedia is almost as accurate as the Encyclopedia Britannica. At the last fundraiser carried out, the public donated $16 million to the foundation so it can continue doing its good work.
This infographic highlights how Wikipedia has revolutionized research and how it has become a reliable fountain of knowledge.F, open-site.org has made this infographic littered with tidbits of information you may not know of the online database giant.
15 Years of Wikipedia through Infographic