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15-09-2020

(Worldkings.org) Baidu Baike was launched in April 2006. After 20 days, it had more than 300,000 registered users and more than 100,000 articles, surpassing the number in Chinese Wikipedia. As of November 2019, it had 16 million articles and more than 6.9 million editors.

Baidu Baike is a Chinese-language collaborative online encyclopedia owned by the Chinese technology company Baidu. It was launched in April 2006.

After 20 days, it had more than 300,000 registered users and more than 100,000 articles, surpassing the number in Chinese Wikipedia. As of July 2020, it had 19 million articles and more than 6.9 million editors.  Critics of the encyclopedia note that it censors its content in accordance with the requirements of the Chinese government.

Baidu Baike was launched in April 2006. After 20 days, it had more than 300,000 registered users and more than 100,000 articles, surpassing the number in Chinese Wikipedia. As of November 2019, it had 16 million articles and more than 6.9 million editors. 

Baidu's William Chang said at WWW2008, the conference of the World Wide Web Consortium, "There is, in fact, no reason for China to use Wikipedia ... It's very natural for China to make its own products." When searching with the search engine Baidu, the link of the corresponding entry in Baidu Baike, if exists, will be put as the first result or one of the first results.

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