Have you ever used Wikipedia and wondered how it got to be where it is. Read this to learn more
Thank you Wikipedia❣️
Today we celebrate Wikipedia‘s birthday, born from an idea of the entrepreneur Jimmy Wales and the philosopher Larry Sanger
It was launched on 15 January 2001, as a development of another encyclopedia project called Nupedia.
Wikipedia is a free multilingual online encyclopedia that includes all forms of knowledge and makes them accessible to all.
Written and supported by a community of volunteer contributors, it uses a software known as wiki that facilitates the creation and development of articles.
The main aspect of the wiki (Hawaiian term which means “fast”) is to facilitate the creation and modification of a page, allowing hyperlinks to other pages.
It relies only on user donations, it has no advertising or cookies to resell data.
Contributors, known as “Wikipedians”, after registering with a nickname and a password , can edit any content, with the possibility of reviewing it and discussing…
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