More than 500 million monthly visitors to sites Foundation “Wikimedia”




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More than 500 million monthly visitors to sites Foundation ‘Wikimedia’

Foundation announced “Wikimedia” Wikimedia Foundation, owner of the site collection encyclopedic, on Friday for the arrival of the number of visitors to their projects to more than 500 million per month.

The firm said on her blog , it’s from the beginning was to have a vision, which is that that every human being in this world can contribute to the outcome of human knowledge freely, and also added, that he and despite the fact that this vision is still far-fetched, but it has achieved a milestone the arrival of a number visitors to the sites hosted by March 2013 last year to 517 million monthly visitors, according to comScore.

Also mentions that institution sites experienced an increase in the time spent by users to read their pages, if the number of monthly page requests to 21.3 billion during the past twelve months, as portable devices formed a total of 15% of the total number and rate of 3 billion per month.

The witness Foundation “is shown” as well as growth at the level of all of the sites hosted by, and this is due to improved conditions of access to the Internet in the developed countries and third world countries alike, as the proportion of visit in India from 4% to 4.8%, in Brazil of 3.6 % to 5.9%.

The Foundation seeks now to overcome the obstacles to spread more and, therefore, has in February issued a number of updates to the application of your web encyclopedia “Wikipedia”, and is intended to allow users to log on through mobile devices and create a list of Show “watchlist” to keep track of the changes that occur on a specific page.

The firm said it was seeking in the future to build and offer more features that allow users to add photos and make adjustments simple articles “Wikipedia”, an encyclopedia, which exceeded the number of times your pages on mobile devices in the month of February, more than 3 billion times, in just one month .

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