Movies, Technology Companies Among Top 2012 Wikipedia Views

Posted on: 4:30 am, December 31, 2012, by

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Apparently, we really wanted to know more about movies and technology companies in 2012 – at least if a list of top Wikipedia views can be trusted.

Wikipedia doesn’t actually publish official year-end results but according to the blog Gizmodo.com, Swedish software engineer Johan Gunnarsson did. Here are the Top 10 most-read pages for 2012 on the English language version of Wikipedia:

1. Facebook (32,647,942)
2. Wiki (29,613,759)
3. Deaths in 2012 (25,418,587)
4. One Direction (22,351,637)
5. The Avengers (2012 film) (22,268,644)
6. Fifty Shades of Grey (21,779,423)
7. 2012 phenomenon (20,619,920)
8. The Dark Knight Rises (18,882,885)
9. Google (18,508,719)