Daily Archives: 2015-08-31

So is Wikipedia losing traffic or not? Depends whom you choose to listen to

For the past fortnight or so, there have been Online reports claiming that Wikipedia was reportedly losing desktop traffic, in fact had even lost a chunk between March-July of this year, especially from Google-end, some claimed. It all started following an analysis by research service SimiliarWeb. This & other reports were hotly contested by Wikipedia’s co-founder Jimmy Wales, who has denied that the drop was sudden, as was reported. Jimmy has given an extended explanation why it had happened.

Reports: Business Insider, SearchEngineLand, PureContent