When did Wikipedia come about?

Answer Launched in January 2001 by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger, it is currently the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet.Wikipedia began as a complementary project for Nupedia,... Read More »

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Which year did you come to know about the Website "Wikipedia"?

Why must all Yahoo! Answers about Wikipedia conform to a favorable opinion about Wikipedia?

On a personal stance, I'm relatively fond of your answers. They're witty, critical, and are balanced (perhaps unintentionally) with humor and seriousness. Unfortunately, the Wikipedia section is ... Read More »

How come my teachers always says not to use wikipedia when lots of the info is correct?

A lot of it is right, but some of it is wrong. They just don't want you to learn something that isn't correct. Anyone can add details to a Wikipedia entry.

Is it weird to write a wikipedia artical about yourself when you're not famous or anything?

Yes it's weird. Wikipedia doesn't like it. They aren't a blog.Read their take:…"Self-created articles are often listed on articles for deletion. Deletion... Read More »