Facebook is the number one ranking file for top reads in 2012 on Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia.
Deaths in 2012 occupied the third spot and surprisingly, Madonna proved her popularity in the European version by holding the top 10 rank.
In the United Kingdom, Facebook happened to be the most read Wikipedia article in 2012.
German version showed its extreme fondness for American comedy shows, yet cul-de-sacs was the most popularly visited entry.
In the Persian version, diversity reigned supreme as popular reads hovered around articles about Iran, New Year celebrations to controversial topics like homosexuality and female circumcision.
Surely, this is a good way to ring in the New Year for Wikipedia as they wish to go from strength to strength in 2013.