How does Wikipedia get all there information about people and stuff?

Answer A lot of it is plagiarized from good sources (like books and newspapers), but also a lot of it is just plain made up. But, to make things difficult for you, the truths, lies and misunderstandings a... Read More »

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Can u get in legal trouble for posting false stuff about people on wikipedia?

You can get into serious trouble, ( libel/slander ), for posting anything false about anyone on Wikipedia or anywhere else. The person can file a lawsuit against you. Your cost will depend on how g... Read More »

People say that Wikipedia has false information. Is this true?

Yes, that's true, Wikipedia has false information. The problem is that it's mixed with true information and unintentionally misleading information. If the article has any references, check those ou... Read More »

Why do people even bother to vandalize Wikipedia or post biased information on it?

Because they get a rise out of changing/vandalizing something that other people will see, which creates a reaction. The major articles will have vanadalism removed within minutes, but smaller artic... Read More »

Who writes stuff on Wikipedia?

There is no one "author" on Wikipedia articles. Wikipedia allows anyone to edit information on the pages. Because of this, it is impossible to find an author.