Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Wikipedia took Rp 1.4 trillion in order to Continued Online

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Wikipedia often a referral sites to seek information about a lot of things. However, the free encyclopedia site is currently dying due to lack of funding.

Wikimedia, the organization that houses Wikipedia, recently made a fundraising campaign to coincide with the anniversary moment Wikipedia 15th in 2016's.

ColekcolekTekno quoted from Engadget, Monday (01/18/2016), Wikipedia aims to obtain funds of 100 million US dollars (approximately US $ 1.4 trillion) in the next 10 years, or at least 10 million US dollars per year.

The funds are used to make the information provider's site could still online.

Part of the funds will also be used to expand into the mobile realm, as it has begun Wikipedia team today, as well as add video content in it.

Wikimedia took Tides Foundation in fund-raising program. Tides Foundation itself has a 40 year track record in managing funds donated to many organizations, non-profit.

Wikipedia currently has claimed around 35 million articles in various languages, and is used by over a million people worldwide.

"The site is to be the only donation site the most visited on the internet, your help is needed," wrote Wikimedia fundraising site.