In Pictures: The Most Important People on the Web

Here are the faces of 15 of the top Web influencers.

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5. Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia
Many consider Wikipedia their first and last stop in researching a topic; and its user-generated content has become so reliable that Nature magazine declared it "close to [Encyclopaedia] Britannica" in accuracy. But Wikipedia may just be the beginning for Wales. He recently launched his own search engine, Wikia Search, which searches only sites mentioned in Wikipedia.

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