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Great site for general knowledge and information. Wouldn't use it for research since most articles can be edited by anyone. However, most articles include citations to research papers and/or credible sources and may be used for academic research.
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Even don't know what to say. Everyone knows what is Wikipedia. If you need to get a clue about any subject, most probably you'll find it here.
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It's a good website if you want small pieces of info (many will be alright), but don't cut big pieces and paste them in your document.
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Best site ever~~~!!!
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Great resource. Editors self-moderate so some things slip through the crack that might be promotional, but usually it's caught by other editors. Lots of information that can't be found other places and factual most of the time.
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A free encyclopedia built collaboratively using wiki software.
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Great site for info.
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actually wikipedia is remarkably reliable because they have so many dedicated community members that police pages. there are still lots of errors and omissions, but in general it is an incredible tool.
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This is one of the most precious achievements of man kind.
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99% great content.
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wikipedia.org è di proprietà o legato a Wikimedia Foundation
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Please ignore the comments about "people being able to post anything they want." Fake information gets fixed within minutes of being posted and their accounts are banned. Its also clear to see when info is wrong (Ex. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt once said "Egypt is located inside of my belly".) People lock down pages that get spammed so that only legit info stays. Very good site for mostly any info you need! Still no ads, just beware of the reference links!
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Pretty much all that has been said below. One thing I would like to add, though, is that anyone can search anything they want... so some pages are a no-no for children.
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excellent research tool, I must say.
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A site I use quite a lot, very educating
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Great site, contains a lot of useful information. May not be completely safe for children, I gave it a low score there but I see my votes are not influencing the general rating at all. I wonder why is that...
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User-generated content so not all can be trusted.
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I've found health information from this site to be very biased. It seems to be written by individuals who have financial incentives to promote their own industry while discrediting others. This makes the site lose credibility.
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Absolutely useful, although not everything should be trusted.
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No doubt there are many security and trust issues surrounding wikipedia, but so far it is the first site we turn to when you we need information on anything raging from blood cells to the latest movie. Thumbs up!
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