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Wikipedia’s hottest articles of 2023: From ‘Pathan’, IPL to Oppenheimer; know who’s the winner

Wikipedia’s hottest articles of 2023: From ‘Pathan’, IPL to Oppenheimer; know who’s the winner


India, the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup and the Shahrukh Khan-starrer ‘Jawan’ and ‘Pathan’ are amongst this yr’s most learn and widespread articles on the world’s largest encyclopedia Wikipedia, in response to information launched on Tuesday.

Pathan and Oppenheimer were among the most viewed pages of Wikipedia in 2023.
Pathan and Oppenheimer have been among the many most considered pages of Wikipedia in 2023.

According to information launched by the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that hosts Wikipedia, English Wikipedia acquired over 84 billion views this yr alone and the highest 5 articles of the yr have been ChatGPT with 49,490,406 pageviews, adopted in second place by Deaths in 2023 (42,666,860), the 2023 Cricket World Cup in third place (38,171,653), the Indian Premier League on the fourth spot (32,012,810) and the movie Oppenheimer (28,348,248).

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The basis introduced Wikipedia’s high 25 hottest articles of 2023 and matters associated to India, together with the nation’s high favourites cricket and Bollywood, have been within the checklist. These included the Cricket World Cup, coming in once more on the quantity 6 spot with 25,961,417 pageviews, movie ‘Jawan’ on the eighth spot with 21,791,126 pageviews, 2023 Indian Premier League (20,694,974) and one other Khan blockbuster ‘Pathan’ rounding off the highest 10 with 19,932,509 pageviews.

India too was among the many hottest matters on Wikipedia with 13,850,178 pageviews and coming in on the twenty first spot within the checklist.

“The most-viewed Wikipedia articles of 2023 tell the story of you and society at large seeking out knowledge about our ever-changing world from the world’s largest encyclopedia,” the foundation said.

On Cricket, the foundation said while it is one of the most popular sports in the world, no cricket article has ever been the year-end most popular articles lists since the Wikimedia Foundation first started publishing them in 2015.

“Until now,” it stated. “In 2023, cricket comprised a full 16% of English Wikipedia’s top 25 articles. The third most-viewed article in our annual list is about the 2023 Cricket World Cup, which received 304% more interest this year vs. its last edition. That included over 1.25 million views on the day of the tournament final.”

Australia gained the 2023 Cricket World Cup, defeating India within the remaining performed in Ahmedabad final month. Indian cricketer Virat Kohli, who was awarded Player of the Tournament, acquired “more pageviews on Wikipedia this year (over ten million) than all those recorded for the 2019 Cricket World Cup that year (a bit under 9.5 million).”

Wikimedia Foundation stated its information suggests {that a} wholesome share of the pageviews to the World Cup, Indian Premier League, 2023 Indian Premier League, and English soccer’s Premier League English Wikipedia articles “came from people returning to the pages over an extended period of time.”

Among films on the checklist, Wikimedia stated not far behind the Christopher Nolan-directed hit Oppenheimer have been two extra movies that shared wildly profitable 2023 releases – ‘Pathaan’ and ‘Jawan’, which grew to become two of the highest-grossing Hindi-language movies of all time.

“Pathaan was launched first in January 2023, and broke a number of field workplace data. Those accomplishments have been short-lived, as Jawan surpassed them after its launch in September. Both movies featured Shah Rukh Khan as the principle lead actor. Around their launch dates, each movies peaked at over a million views in a single day on English Wikipedia alone,” it stated.

Global celebrities Taylor Swift, ‘Friends’ star Matthew Perry and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk have been additionally on the checklist of Wikipedia’s most-viewed articles of 2023.


Content Source: www.hindustantimes.com


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