From the founder of Wikipedia, the world’s largest online encyclopedia and a great resource where you can find almost anything you’re looking for will undermine trust in the platform important explanations came. Founder Dr. Larry Sanger announced on a YouTube channel that he was a guest that some information on Wikipedia was manipulated for propaganda purposes.
As the platform used to be is an unbiased and reliable source
Expressing , Sanger emphasized that although there is information on every subject on Wikipedia, this information no longer directly reflects the impartial truth as it used to be, and said ‘ ‘This is also in some people Desire to take control of Wikipediacreating”, he said.
”Manipulating information on Wikipedia”:
Stating that the platform is used to manipulate information on many subjects, Sanger said, ” A game played behind the scenes to make articles reflect what someone wants them to say. big, bad, complex gamer” he emphasized the seriousness of the situation.
Explaining that large corporations and political figures have teams to organize the information on Wikipedia, Sanger said, ” Of course, there are people who want to be told what to think by an authority figure like a religious leader, party officials, or a dictator. But a source that appeals to such impulses would only do evil. Such a resource is also public perception of reality also becomes a useful tool for those who want to manipulate for their own benefit. When it is systematic, it is called ‘propaganda’. And that’s what we’re really dealing with at Wikipedia. There is also a whole industry that monitors and edits Wikipedia pages about their customers. Wikipedia editors because they don’t have to reveal their identities some of them cannot be blocked” he said.