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Today, Britannica.com is our flagship consumer destination drawing more than 20 Million unique visitors monthly.
Today, Britannica Digital Learning is global provider of educational tools, serving more than 150 Million students worldwide.
Digital revenue surpassed print revenue for the first time in our 200+ year history.
Encyclopaedia Britannica will provide custom, fact-checked information on certain historical and scientific topics that have been subject to misinformation, and YouTube will link to this information in searches and below videos about these topics.
Britannica is named the #1 EdTech company to watch by EdTech Digest in March, 2019.
Britannica launches books designed to engage children’s natural curiosity and passion for learning.
Britannica’s new website, just for parents, provides information, resources, and advice from trusted experts in child development and early education.