So, what was the world wide web searching for on Wikipedia in 2016? Take a look at the top 50 pages viewed.
Since its inception, almost exactly 16 years to the day, Wikipedia has been the friend we could turn to when we were too shy to ask someone about a subject, or just want to prove a point.Wikipedia recently gave us insight into the world wide web that is becoming increasingly smaller, and what everyone secretly researches when the need arises.
Here Are The Top 10 Viewed Pages On Wikipedia In 2016
1. Donald Trump (75 965 727 views)
No surprises there. With all the controversy surrounding the elections, as well as his prolific and infamous Twitter account that seems to blow off the handle at any given moment.
2. XHamster (70 903 044 views)
This is quite puzzling. We are not sure why people were using Wikipedia to research this smutty website, but there you go.
3. Proyecto 40 (38 624 186 views)
Proyecto 40 is a television network operated by TV Azteca in Mexico. Programming generally consists of news, informational, and entertainment shows.
4. AMGTV (37 526 211 views)
AMGTV is an American family-oriented television network featuring television programming consisting of drama, sports, movies, entertainment, how-to, hunting and fishing, children's shows, and other features. The network is owned by the American company Access Media Group.
5. Web Scraping (37 214 363 views)
The term web scraping is ranked as the fifth most searched page on Wikipedia in 2016. So, what is it?Web scraping or web harvesting or web data extraction scrapes data from websites to be copied into a central local database or spreadsheet for later analysis or processing. It is most commonly used to sell products from a variety of stores on one platform, i.e. PriceCheck.
6. Deaths In 2016 (35 911 398 views)
2016 was a year many were glad to see go with many iconic figures passing away, devastating their fans around the world. Celebrities who passed on included David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Muhammad Ali, Carrie Fisher, and Debbie Reynolds, just to name a few.
7. Prince (Musician) (22 793 889 views)
Prince Rogers Nelson was an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He was a musical innovator who was known for his eclectic work, flamboyant stage presence, extravagant dress and makeup, and wide vocal range. He died on the 21 April 2016 after an apparent opioid overdose
8. United States Presidential Election 2016 (22 063 171 views)
The hotly contentious US presidential election had people all around the world glued to their screens.
9. Lali Espósito (21 133 041 views)
Mariana "Lali" Espósito, who records as Lali, is an Argentine actress, singer, dancer, model, and songwriter.
10. Suicide Squad (Film) (19 435 260 views)
This highly anticipated film became a cult phenomenon and collected even more avid fans. Movie watchers were delighted with the extremely volatile and twisted couple, Harley Quinn and Joker.
Here Is The Top 50 (Starting From 11)
11. List of Bollywood films of 201612. David Bowie13. Melania Trump14. Captain America: Civil War15. Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice16. Hilary Clinton17. Deadpool (film)18. Elizabeth II19. United States20. Muhammad Ali21. Pablo Escobar22. Barack Obama23. Game of Thrones24. The Revenant (2015 film)25. Okto26. Earth27. UEFA Euro 201628. Star Wars: The Force Awakens29. Game of Thrones (Season 6)30. 2016 Summer Olympics31. Carrie Fisher32. O.J.Simpson33. Facebook34. Stranger Things (TV series)35. Ivanka Trump36. Leonardo DiCaprio37. 2016 in film38. Rogue One39. Java (programming language)40. List of presidents of the United States41. XXXX (syndrome)42. Bernie Sanders43. Michael Phelps44. Cristiano Renaldo45. Google46. India47. Westworld (TV series)48. La 7 (TV Channel)49. Star Wars50. The Walking Dead (TV series)