Why do people use wikipedia if they know its not reliable?

Answer It's not 100% but I think it pretty much reliable.If it is something important I need to know I check other sources too.

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Why do people think Wikipedia is not reliable?

I think you need to read… +… and form your own opinion about it. Also note there's no Wikipedia Team: the Engli... Read More »

I need to wikipedia a reliable source....?

Why don't teachers trust it?Because Wikipedia can be edited by everyone and anyone, False information can be added.You should always double check with another site, Or use books instead.

Are people who say Wikipedia isn't reliable just ignorant?

I went on Wikipedia a lot when I graded papers for a tenured professor. I didn't even need plagiarism detection software to tell that a certain phrase or paragraph had been lifted off Wikipedia. On... Read More »

My college professors say that Wikipedia is not reliable. But I find it to be a wealth of info. Why don't they?

Well, the issue here is what exactly is "reliable". You have to ask yourself whether you can trust Wikipedia. Studies have shown that on the whole, things you find on Wikipedia are usually true. Bu... Read More »