Feb 2, 2013

Driven by developing countries, Wikipedia passes 3bn monthly mobile page views, aims for 4bn by June
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Written by : Tom George| 0 | Technology

For better or worse, Wikipedia has become one of the top go-to Web destinations for those looking for information on, well, just about anything. And it almost certainly had a part to play in the demise of the printed version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica too.

So it probably will come as little surprise that Wikipedia is seeing a significant rise in mobile visitors – indeed, it has just surpassed three billion mobile page views for the first time ever in a single month.

To put this in context, this means that 14.5% of all Wikipedia page views now are via mobile, an increase of 4.6% on the same period last year, according to Wikipedia. And if you go back even further, you can see that a mere two years ago, only 500 million arrived at Wikipedia via mobile.

via Driven by developing countries, Wikipedia passes 3bn monthly mobile page views, aims for 4bn by June – The Next Web.

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