Fandom (website)

Fandom is a wiki hosting service which hosts wikis mainly on entertainment topics. Its domain is operated by Fandom, Inc., a for-profit Delaware company founded in October 2004 by... Wikipedia

  • Type of business:  Subsidiary
  • Available in:  Multilingual
  • Founded:  October 18, 2004
  • Founder(s):  Jimmy Wales, Angela Beesley Starling
  • Products:  Wiki hosting, Wiki topic discussion forums, Data research, Private focus group and early marketing, API, Digital pop culture news magazine
  • Employees:  300+ (2016)
  • Parent:  TPG Capital (2018–present)
  • Subsidiaries:  Curse Media, Focus Multimedia
  • Advertising:  Direct and advertising networks
  • Registration:  Optional
  • Users:  26 million (September 2020)
  • Launched:  October 18, 2004 (wiki hosting service, as Wikicities), January 25, 2016 (Fandom News and Stories)
  • Current status:  Active
  • Written in:  PHP, JavaScript (Node.js)
  • Data Source:  DuckDuckGo