Google Launches Its Own Online Encyclopedia, Knol

July 24, 2008

Google Inc. launched its answer to Wikipedia on Wednesday,with their own online encyclopedia called Knol.  ...Boston (ChattahBox) – Google Inc. launched its answer to Wikipedia on Wednesday,with their own online encyclopedia called Knol.

Google Knol is being touted as more professional and organized form of Wikipedia, with information that comes from reliable, noted authors rather than anonymous people posting on various topics and updating information.

Google Knol will feature confirmed pieces of information from authors who will be revealed to the public, and confirmed as experts of the topic.

The public website is now up and available at knol.google.com and is featuring, initially, many medical articles. Over time though, more and more content will be added.

Google Knol will be ranking all articles based on popularity.


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