Why do so many use Wikipedia as source for their answers?

Answer wont stay like that for long as wiki have come up with a new members enter details only online encyclopedia,opens in august i think cant remember the name.In australia where i am theres a radio sho... Read More »

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Is Wikipedia A Valid Source Please Provide Evidence, No Yes or NO Answers Thank You?

I know that as far as what Cal State Los Angeles believes, it is not. You are not allowed to source wiki in your research for classes.

Why do a lot of people site wikipedia as their "source"?

Yeah, a lot of people feel that way. A lot of my professors are in love with Wikipedia and tell us to use it as much as we want, while others feel the way you do. The reason usually cited for using... Read More »

Don't you love when people put Wikipedia as their source for answering questions on here?

As a computer scientist - and this issue has been discussed time and time again in my classes - you are right to a point. Where people can just go and put whatever they want, people do read and rep... 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 »