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Is Wikipedia a Credible Source?

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5 Unbelievable Things You Didn't Know About Wikipedia

It was launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger. The latter invented its name. It is a portmanteau of wiki and encyclopaedia. A wiki is a website on which users collaboratively modify content and structure directly from the web browser. Wikipedia is run by a content management system called the wiki software.
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