From 1 Direction to Fifty Shades of Grey; the Guardian rounds up the online encyclopedia's top ten most viewed pages for 2012.

This article titled “Wikipedia’s hits of the year” was written by Jemima Kiss, for guardian.co.uk on Thursday 27th December 2012 17.11 UTC

Wikipedia’s data on the most viewed pages of the year throws up some surprises, not least that web users are still confusing web searches with web addresses. Facebook came out top on the most viewed English-language pages with more than 32.6m views, while Wiki (we assume people were Googling for Wikipedia) came second at 29.6m and Google ninth with 18.5m.

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