Wikipedia is the source of information and the most frequent source resulted from Google search engine. The word itself is enough to describe it.
The name Wikipedia is derived from two root words that are "Wiki" and (+) "Paideia" where "Wiki" is a website that helps in creating and editing huge number of interlinked pages using a web browser with the help of a markup language and "Paideia" means rearing of a child or knowledge.
This means that Wikipedia is the source of knowledge and other than this the information provided by Wikipedia also helps the no voice user to understand it very easily just as guiding small children to make them understand. Wikipedia is one of the largest encyclopedias in multiple languages with around 16,000,000 articles that help in spreading the detailed knowledge on various topics around the world. The major significance of Wikipedia is that it's online and free to all users around the world in different languages. Wikipedia as a site had made a remarkable history in spreading the knowledge.
Wikipedia is founded by Jim Wales and Larry Sanger supported by the non-profit organization Wikimedia. Wikipedia holds its position at 7th place among the entire website around the world. Initially Wikipedia began its journey with the name "Nupedia" which was further launched as Wikipedia on 15th January 2001 only in English language by Jim Wales.
In its beginning the information on Wikipedia was just posted by some selected authors. With passing of time the editorials on Wikipedia were posted by many users across the world and moreover to this any user having access to the site can edit the material or information presented by Wikipedia. But the right to create a new article was only with the registered users and no particular user owns any of the articles. Other from all this things the information on Wikipedia doesn't hold any copyrights. Anyone can use the information presented on Wikipedia and pass it as its own. Many of the sites use the information displayed by Wikipedia. Wikipedia being an open source it does not guarantee any reliability and consistency of the material posted on it.
Why do we recommend it?
We recommend it because it is the most trusted source of information on the Worldwide Web with detailed information on many of the to.pics.
Why is it famous?
It's famous because of being a largest encyclopedia on Internet having more than 16,000,000 articles.