Despite how much we all love it, Wikipedia is not a credible source. That’s because any one can edit content at any time, adding in falsehoods that can sit there until, well, someone notices.
Case in point: a page dedicated to the bibliography of Hillary Clinton redirected to Adolf Hilter’s autobiography Mein Kampf on Monday for over 16 hours.
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According to the edit history, the page was edited to redirect at 6:26 a.m. UTC, which is 2:26 a.m. ET. When you edit a Wikipedia entry, your IP address is logged and is publicly facing. We plugged that address into a tool that provides clues about who’s behind the IP, including details about their Internet Service Provider. Read more…
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