This year, the online encyclopedia, Wikipedia, celebrates its 10th anniversary. And, despite its critics, the service is more popular than ever, Pew Internet & American Life discovered. Fully 53 percent of Americans turn to Wikipedia for research and information-gathering. Comparing Wikipedia to other “general online activities,” Pew found that Wikipedia is more popular than sending instant messages, which only 47% of Americans do.
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