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Which domain indicates the most credible website?

edu ending. This is the type of site that has a . gov ending. These are the most credible URL/Domain Names.

What makes a website reliable?

Author ā€“ Information on the internet with a listed author is one indication of a credible site. The fact that the author is willing to stand behind the information presented (and in some cases, include his or her contact information) is a good indication that the information is reliable.

How do I know if a website is safe?

Look for these five signs that a website is safe:

  1. Look for the ā€œSā€ in HTTPS.
  2. Check for a website privacy policy.
  3. Find their contact information.
  4. Verify their trust seal.
  5. Know the signs of website malware.

Is Wikipedia good for history?

Wikipedia is merely an aggregator, and rarely acts as source for original research and historical insight. That’s why there will always be a place for trustworthy and culturally-significant authors with respected credentials.

Can anyone change the information on Wikipedia?

Anyone can – it’s open to all and can be modified and edited by anyone. However, Wikipedia’s administrators protect some pages from direct editing if they believe they are regularly subjected to “vandalism” – the addition of abusive language or falsehoods.

What percentage of Wikipedia is accurate?

80 percent

How many times has Wikipedia been wrong?

A 2005 study by the journal Nature found Wikipedia roughly as accurate as the Encyclopedia Britannica, and a 2008 study in the journal Reference Services Review pegged Wikipedia’s accuracy rate at 80 percent compared to 95-96 percent among other sources ā€” not bad for a free, crowd-sourced encyclopedia.

Why is Wikipedia in danger?

Leaving aside Wikipedia’s other well-documented problems, there’s already evidence that donations might be due for a fall-off. Page views are down across most editions of the site, and more people than ever read Wikipedia on their phones, where they’re far less likely to donate.

Who is the owner of Wikipedia?

Wikimedia Foundation