Bored of the pandemic and stuck at home, many of us have spent the time editing Wikipedia pages. This is evident from data that has changed on the collaborative website’s website over the past few years.
An analysis of 223 million changes to Wikipedia between 2018 and 2020 shows that the number of changes to pages in the English language version increased by 20 percent between January and September 2020. Similar increases were seen in 11 other language versions of the online encyclopedia.
However, the effects were not immediate: