Wikipedia Facts: Things That You Aren’t Aware Of


Wikipedia Facts: Things That You Aren't Aware Of

We are not aware of various Wikipedia facts even after using its service for years. And interestingly, it is one of the top ten most-visited websites to exist today. It is a site where innumerable people check in to retrieve information of various kinds. Surprisingly, the army of writers and editors who volunteered is going strong from 2001. Since the foundation time, people look for a variety of information from this website. And before any other site, Wikipedia gave oxygen to people who are looking for valuable information. It has become an integral part of people, and we don’t even think anymore. But there are things that we don’t even know exist about Wikipedia.

Wikipedia Facts: Things That You Aren't Aware Of
Wikipedia Facts: Things That You Aren’t Aware Of

Wikipedia Facts: More Multilingual Than We Know

You will indeed find more English articles on Wikipedia than other languages. The quantity of information in English is almost less than one-third of the total information stored on the website. However, some contributors speak and write in other languages like Polish, Spanish, French, Cebuano, or Swedish. If you look for the total number of articles on the site, you will see more languages than the above ones. You will find native speakers of China, Japan, and Portugal, contributing to the Wiki-community. Also, there are writers from Lithuania, Norway, Spain, France, and more many more countries. 

Earlier Versions Of Wiki Articles Are Still In-Store

We have learned that in Wikipedia, people can edit the articles, making changes. Though, this site’s editing feature makes many people suspicious of whether they can trust the information on the website. After all, anyone can make changes to the articles. But even when it is open for editing, many dedicated editors lookout to prevent destructive changes into the articles. Those people who put wrong information to the article do “vandalism” in terms of these editors. What you don’t know is that there are automatic subroutines that also watch what’s happening inside the database level. And in case someone tampers with some information, the site restores the correct version once again.

Wikipedia Facts: Thousands Of Updates Per Hour

When you read this article, someone or more people are updating various articles on the site? There are hundreds of people who are editing articles right this moment. Some are adding more points to the articles too. In the case of political events, current affairs, Wikipedia updates its resources quite fast.

Wikipedia Will Bring You To “Philosophy” Page

Haven’t you noticed that Wikipedia could bring you back to the “philosophy” page? Then in your spare time, you can use the trick. Firstly, visit any Wikipedia page of your choice. After that, click on the very first internal Wikipedia link on that page. However, do not choose the link which is inside parentheses or italics. Next, you will jump inside the next page. On that page, similarly, look for the first internal link.

Wikipedia Facts: Things That You Aren't Aware Of
Wikipedia Facts: Things That You Aren’t Aware Of

You have to repeat the process three times. In almost 90%, the clicking on the first internal links of related articles will take you to the “Philosophy” page of Wikipedia.

Information About Everything You Can Imagine

Are you interested in learning something new, but you don’t know where you should start learning about it? Then you have to dive into the world of Wikipedia for your initial learning phase. In Wikipedia, you will find anything and everything that you are searching for. You can also check the “Random Article” link on the left sidebar menu inside the website. New ideas and inspiration will open the door for you.

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