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Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Computers & InternetInternetWikipedia · 5 months ago

is wikipedia a reliable source ?

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  • 5 months ago
    Favourite answer

    If you look at the sources used at the bottom of the article, you'll have many reliable sources to use, and big Wiki articles are pretty reliable. 

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 weeks ago

    It depends greatly on the subject.

    You can always go to the links that are provided (or simply spend some time googling other sources for the same information) to verify it.

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    No it is not. Anyone can edit pages, and subpar sources are often used to back up claims. This is primarily why teachers rightfully inform their students not to use Wikipedia as a source. 

  • 5 months ago

    Not necessarily, but the resource to support what is written should be at the bottom of the article.

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  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    No, the Berlin Wall went up 12 August 1961 I know I was On duty on a Nuclear weapons squadron in Germany at the Time Every time i get it changed some Moron changes it back to the 13 August

    so i never use Wiki as a source

  • 5 months ago

    Yes ,it is! this one trustable source!

  • garry
    Lv 6
    5 months ago

    yes , but the sources come from the public ..its like freeware , some freeware is excellent , so why pay ..

  • ?
    Lv 6
    5 months ago

    No.  It is not a peer reviewed source. However, most of the basic information is accurate.  

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    No. I wouldn't trust anything on that site anymore. The gay community put up some nonsense about genders to try and legitimize their mental disorders and I believe others also put up wrong information for legitimacy. There are to many nefarious people to believe a site where anyone can post any nonsense they want.

  • Robin
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    No of course not. It has its own agenda of what is fact or fiction 

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