Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Sunday November 01, 2015

English Wikipedia Surpasses Five Million Articles

Fifteen years after its inception, Wikipedia has achieved its biggest milestone yet.

Wikipedia is the only website run by a non-profit organisation in the top 35 most popular websites. The total size of Wikipedia is massive, falling just short of 30 terabytes. It’s estimated that articles on Wikipedia use at minimum 18 million references, and comprise more than 2.5 billion words in total; it is the world’s go-to point of reference attracting more than half a billion pageviews every day.