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  1. 1. In a study comparing Wikipedia and Encyclopedia Britannica, Nature, the international weekly journal of science found that Encyclopedia Britannica was only slightly more accurate than Wikipedia. & Source: http://news.cnet.com/2100-1038_3-5997332.html Average Mistakes per Article 2.92 Wikipedia Encyclopedia Britannica // Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia written by volunteers. There are 286 different language editions accessed by 365 million readers worldwide. It is the 6th most trafficked website. 3.86 Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia W i k i ped i a A hoax article on Gaius Flavius Antoninus, the supposed assassin of Julius Caesar, ran on Wikipedia for 8 years before being removed by the site. Source: Readers Wikipedia is the most cited resource on EasyBIb. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:List _of_hoaxes_on_Wikipedia Year ‘03 ‘04 ‘05 ‘06 ‘07 ‘08 ‘09 ‘10 ‘11 ‘12 Average Number of Articles a Day 713 2373 31% 69% Source: http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2009/08/31/on ly-13-of-wikipedia-contributors-arewomen-study-says/ . 4747 7883 8882 7608 7392 8008 9253 9004 The number of active Wikipedia editors worldwide has been decreasing the last 5 years but the number of new articles per day has continued to increase. In 2012 an average of 9,000 new articles were written each day. Source: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2009/aug/13/wikipedia-edits 7 out of the top 10 most visited Wikipedia pages of 2012 were about pop culture including movies, music, books, and celebrities. Source: http://www.salon.com/2012/12/27/top_wikipedia_pages_of_2012/ Automatically Cite Your Sources For Free at www.easybib.com

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