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Tech giant Google has agreed to dish out dollars to pay for Wikipedia content displayed by its search engine. Google will be the Wikimedia Foundation’s first paying client. The Wikimedia Foundation is a charity that oversees Wikipedia which is currently constantly updated by volunteers and uses donations to keep it afloat.

The foundation added that the commercial agreement will not impact individual users. Lane Becker, senior director of earned revenue at the Wikimedia Foundation said, “We’re thrilled to be working with Google as our longtime partners, and Google’s insights have been critical to build a compelling product that will be useful for many different kinds of organisations.”

Google and the Wikimedia Foundation have worked together on a number of projects and initiatives. Content from Wikimedia projects helps power some of Google’s features, including being one of several data…

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