Today in 2001, Wikipedia was launched. Since its creation, Wikipedia has grown rapidly into one of the largest reference websites. As of November 2013, Wikipedia was ranked by comScore as the 8th most popular web destination in the U.S. with more than 84 million monthly unique visitors. Alexa ranks Wikipedia #6 worldwide. There are more than 77,000 active contributors working on more than 30,000,000 articles in 285 languages.
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