Founder(s): Jimmy Wales, Larry Sanger
Founded: Jan 15, 2001
Type Of Site/App: Online Encyclopedia
Use: Article reading & writing
Nature Of Business: Public
Headquarters: San Francisco, U.S.
Area Served: Worldwide excepts blocking countries
Industry Type: Internet
Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia with the aim to allow anyone to read and edit articles. Wikipedia is the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet, and is ranked the fifth-most popular website. Wikipedia is owned by the nonprofit Wikimedia Foundation.