Why do people seem to think that wikipedia is 100% correct?

Answer Wikipedia really is too inaccurate and unreliable.First example, Wikipedia's one hundred articles about U.S. senators were once evaluated in a systematic fashion. It was found that these articles w... Read More »

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Is wikipedia always correct ?

No. Every time Wikipedia mistakenly pronounces some young celebrity dead, people come to this category of Yahoo! Answers asking if that's true. It's happened with Miley Cyrus, it could happen again... Read More »

Why is the wikipedia section on Yahoo answers only answered by people who hate wikipedia?

There are three main reasons that people will attempt to contribute to an information service like Wikipedia or Yahoo! Answers.First, there are people who contribute because they genuinely want to ... Read More »

How to know that Wikipedia page is correct?

Hire an expert in the subject area to review it and then give you his report. The journal Nature did something like that when they did their infamous study comparing the accuracy of Britannica and ... Read More »

How to create wikipedia in the correct category?

I have to know: is user:_____ Vincent van Gogh? That really *is* incorrect. You can't go round making an wikipedias for your intern under the names of famous artists. That's just not on, you know. ... Read More »