Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Baike traffic doubles in 2008

Baidu's wiki encyclopedia channel Baidu Encyclopedia
( gained 360,000 new entries in 2008
to reach 1.42 million in total, while traffic on the channel
grew 102% year-on-year, reports Hexun citing official
data. The channel's entries have been edited a total of
1.54 million times to date, said the report.

Baidu Encyclopedia recorded 1.28 million articles by
September 2008. Wikipedia has 12 million articles,
2.7 million in English, according to its Wikipedia entry.

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