March 4, 2021

List/Ranking: What Were the Most Edited Wikipedia Articles in 2016?

From the Wikimedia Blog:

Regardless of how you feel about this year, Wikipedia editors were there to help you understand what happened in 2016 and then some. Without further ado, here is 2016 as seen through the most-edited articles on the English Wikipedia, both for the full year and by month.

Top 20 Most Edited Wikipedia Articles (Full Year)

  1. Deaths in 2016 (18230 edits)
  2. Donald Trump (8933)
  3. List of Hillary Clinton presidential campaign endorsements (6527)
  4. United States presidential election, 2016 (6162
  5. Republican Party presidential primaries, 2016 (5715)
  6. 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting (5540)
  7. Bailando 2015 (5342)
  8. Donald Trump presidential campaign endorsements, 2016   (5328)
  9. 2016 in sports (5277)
  10. 2016 in South Korean music  (5074)
  11. Beverly Gray (4957)
  12. Statewide opinion polling for the United States presidential election (4743)
  13. Panama Papers (4659)
  14. 2016 in Philippine television (4600)
  15. 2016 Pacific typhoon season (4244)
  16. 2016 Atlantic hurricane season (3874)
  17. Democratic Party presidential primaries, 2016 (3736)
  18. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (3593)
  19. The Life of Pablo (3574)
  20. Vincent van Gogh (3551)

Direct to Complete Blog Post and Most-Edited Articles By Month Lists

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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