How does wikipedia find false information made by others?

Answer Simple. They look at what's been added and if the article owner/s disagree with it he/she/they say that it's false, revert it, banninate your username/IP and run you off Wikipedia like a beaten cur.

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Does Wikipedia give false information?

I would think most American’s would think the following line to be accurate:1. “George Washington was the first President.”If you saw that in wikipedia, it would seem to be a valid statement... Read More »

How does Wikipedia stop false information from being posted?

We Wikipedians frequently "patrol" pages and give them a once-over - and if we see something that is obviously vandalism or false (e.g. Gerald Ford being alive) we will revert these edits by changi... Read More »

Can you sue Wikipedia for false information?

If you "threaten" to sue Wikipedia on Wikipedia itself, the first thing that will happen is that you'll be banned from Wikipedia under their ever-so-handy "No Legal Threats policy." If you then sen... Read More »

If Wikipedia has false information...?

Your last resort is to look for one within the Internet, obviously through a search engine like Google.