When I checked my account today, I saw I have two broken links on two different Hubs. These were links to Wikipedia where I found some of my research. I get an error when I click on those links.
Does Wikipedia ever unpublish their articles on subjects?
These are both old Hubs, so I'm wondering why now I would get a broken link notice from Wikipedia.
Since I cannot link to Wikipedia as a source, should I state that I got some information from them in the Hub itself??
I've had the same problem with old links to Wikipedia and other sites. If I can't find the information in order to form a new, working link, I type into the name of the website into the text of the hub. I also check to see if that site still exists. Of course, Wikipedia would still be there, but other sites have been closed. If the latter is the case, I also add a note stating the website is no longer available.
Wikipedia pages can be deleted or renamed for various reasons.
When I am doing research on subjects, I review information on Wikipedia. If I find the information relevant I will go to the bottom of the page and go to the source they got the information from. I have often been told that Wikipedia shouldn't really be sourced since it is a conglomeration of data.
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