Wikirank Was That a website tracked the popularity of Wikipedia Articles. It was designed by Small Batch Inc., and acquired in March 2010.

Announced on 26 March 2009, Wikibank sifted through gigabytes of Wikipedia’s publicly available traffic data and presents it in an intuitive interface. [1] The homepage showed which Wikipedia articles were currently popular, and which pages were gaining in popularity. [2] Wikipedia has a page that has been viewed, and graphed those pageviews over time. [3] It has been compared to Compete . [4]

Acquisition

In March 2010, it was announced that Wikipedia had been bought by Brizzly , [5] to become part of ‘The Brizzly Guide’.

References

  1. Jump up^ Kincaid, Jason (26 March 2009). “Startup2Startup Tackles Web Design As Measure Map Founder Unveils Latest Project” . TechCrunch . Retrieved 26 March 2009 .
  2. Jump up^ Forrest, Brady (26 March 2009). “Wikirank: A Zeitgeist for Wikipedia” . O’Reilly Radar . Retrieved 26 March 2009 .
  3. Jump up^ Calore, Michael (26 March 2009). “Wikirank Shows You What’s Hot on Wikipedia” . Wired . Retrieved 26 March 2009 .
  4. Jump up^ Van Grove, Jennifer (26 March 2009). “Wikirank: Find What’s Trending on Wikipedia” . Mashable . Retrieved 26 March 2009 .
  5. Jump up^ “Wikirank acquired by Brizzly” . SmallBatchInc. 10 March 2010 . Retrieved 10 January 2011 .

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