Monday, March 28, 2011
This video basically highlights the main aspects of Wikipedia. There are both advantages and disadvantages to Wikipedia. It has become a "quick" way to find information, however the validity is not reliable. Making changes to this site is accessible to anyone connoting the unreliable information. With a variety of authors, information can be developed in a positive way from all around the world. However, just like anything there are also negative aspects to this. When contributors add blatantly wrong information as a joke, it diminishes the positive aspects to this information sharing. I must admit, Wikipedia has been used for many of my essays and research papers from the start of middle school. Wikipedia is always one of the first links when searching on Google. Although it is never accepted by any teachers or professors. =( I personaly concluded that Wikipedia is a reliable source overall if you want to gain quick information. (Not to quote in an essay)My english professor would never approve!