Launched in 2006, Baidu Baike now has over 16 million entries written by more than 6.9 million users as of October, 2019. Photo: Handout Launched in 2006, Baidu Baike now has over 16 million entries written by more than 6.9 million users as of October, 2019. Photo: Handout
Launched in 2006, Baidu Baike now has over 16 million entries written by more than 6.9 million users as of October, 2019. Photo: Handout

How Baidu built an encyclopedia with 16 times more Chinese entries than Wikipedia

  • Transition from hard format encyclopaedias to open-source encyclopaedias has raised some quality-of-information issues though

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Launched in 2006, Baidu Baike now has over 16 million entries written by more than 6.9 million users as of October, 2019. Photo: Handout Launched in 2006, Baidu Baike now has over 16 million entries written by more than 6.9 million users as of October, 2019. Photo: Handout
Launched in 2006, Baidu Baike now has over 16 million entries written by more than 6.9 million users as of October, 2019. Photo: Handout
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