Does wikipedia actually lie?

Answer In most instances, no, Wikipedia does not lie. Numerous volunteer editors constantly remove information found to be false or poorly sourced. Occasionally a vandal may add false information, but tha... Read More »

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What do donors to Wikipedia think their money is helping pay for What does it actually pay?

When examining the Wikimedia Foundation ("WMF") Annual Plan for the current fiscal year (2010-2011), I found this spending breakdown:Salaries and wages:$ 8,972,000 (44%)Internet hosting: $ 1... Read More »

Who actually takes wikipedia seriously?

I'm not surprised you get angry emails, Wikipedia is meant to be as factful as it can be. I use it to look up things which interest me, and also to help me understand things I do in school.

Did you know the term "booger" is actually in wikipedia?

No, I did not know that. I thank you for the information.

On how do you find out who actually wrote the article?

Well since each article can be edited by sometimes hundreds of individual people, there is no way to determine one person who wrote the article.