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What did you discover on Wikipedia this year?

You won’t be surprised to learn that according to the site’s annual round-up of the most visited pages, topping the list is its article on ChatGPT, which has received 49.5 million page views. Unless you have been living in a cave for the last year, you would know that ChatGPT is the AI-powered chatbot that took the world by storm after it was released by OpenAI in November last year.

Wikipedia noted that page views for ChatGPT on the English-language version of the online encyclopedia were between 100,000 and 400,000 almost every day in the first half of 2023. Across all languages ​​supported by Wikipedia, its main ChatGPT article has received over 78 million views. Page Views.

In second place on Wikipedia’s list is the article titled “Deaths in 2023” with 42.7 million views. This page regularly ranks high on Wikipedia’s year-end charts as curious people want to see which famous people have recently passed away.

In third place we find a game that is quite popular in various parts of the world, including India, Pakistan, England and Australia, but which leaves most Americans somewhat confused. We are talking about cricket! With 38.2 million views, Wikipedia’s third most popular article this year is “2023 Cricket World Cup”, this time held in India.

The same game is also in fourth place with 32 million views, but “Indian Premier League” focuses on the cricket league rather than the World Cup.

And the film is in fifth place oppenheimer, Christopher Nolan’s epic about the man who helped create the atomic bomb, changing the course of history in the process. The Wikipedia entry for the film has received 28.4 million views.

Finally, here is the list of the 25 most popular articles for 2023 on Wikipedia’s English-language site, based on page views. Notice how some topics draw similar themes, for example, “oppenheimer (film)” helped increase page views for the Wikipedia article titled, ”J.” Robert Oppenheimer, which ranked 7th with 25.7 million views.

1. ChatGPT, 49,490,406 pageviews
2. Deaths in 2023, 42,666,860
3. 2023 Cricket World Cup, 38,171,653
4. Indian Premier League, 32,012,810
5. oppenheimer (film), 28,348,248
6. Cricket World Cup, 25,961,417
7. J. Robert Oppenheimer, 25,672,469
8. young (film), 21,791,126
9. 2023 Indian Premier League, 20,694,974
10. Pathan (film), 19,932,509
11. the last of us (TV series), 19,791,789
12. Taylor Swift, 19,418,385
13. barbie (film), 18,051,077
14. Cristiano Ronaldo, 17,492,537
15. Lionel Messi, 16,623,630
16. Premier League, 16,604,669
17. Matthew Perry, 16,454,666
18. United States, 16,240,461
19. Elon Musk, 14,370,395
20. Avatar: Path of Water14,303,116
21. India, 13,850,178
22. Lisa Marie Presley, 13,764,007
23. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 313,392,917
24. Russian invasion of Ukraine, 12,798,866
25. Andrew Tate, 12,728,616

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