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What happened on December 3-4, 2009, to warrant a Wikipedia traffic spike?
I'm talking about these page traffic details:
It's not likely a result of PR, since the most recent press release was 10-26-2009:
Also, "Retailer" has been fixed.
Note, also, I am interested in the spike in traffic on a specific 2-day period ON WIKIPEDIA, which has little to nothing to do with the content on the external website described by Wikipedia.
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Its hard to know for sure but the most plausible explanation is that somebody posted a link to the article in a forum thread or some mailing list.