Grants:IdeaLab/Value the truth

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created on17:29, Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (UTC)

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

Identify the false descriptions throughout the Wikipedia. Remove all false contents without further information. A ban may be imposed on those who repeatedly place false descriptions.

Only authentic information should be approved.

A strong team should verify the authenticity of information.

Keep only what is truth and delete all false descriptions as soon as possible.

Highlight only the TRUTH.

What is your solution?[edit]

A gradation system should be started to accredit the article from grades A to F. A >80% authenticity B 61-80 authenticity C 41-60 authenticity D 21-40 authenticity E <20% authenticity F False

Project goals[edit]

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  • Project manager In All The Way Sabarin32 (talk) 07:58, 9 June 2016 (UTC)



  • Oppose Oppose I think this idea is too vague. How does this have to do with harassment? How is the "strong team" going to identify false content across the Wikimedia projects, other than the way that is currently done, namely, through the collective efforts of all Wikimedia editors? --Doveofsymplegades (talk) 18:42, 8 June 2016 (UTC)
  • Oppose Oppose I have to agree with Dove - this is just too vague to be truly effective and one of the biggest issues is that the word truth can be subjective. Two people can argue about content and both can firmly believe that their version is correct. They might even have sourcing. What happens in that situation is that we try to get a consensus on the two viewpoints and judge the strength of the sourcing, among other factors. Also like Dove said, this is already in effect in Wikipedia so what you need to do is show how this would expand on current measures and how this would decrease or stop harassment. Tokyogirl79 (talk) 03:08, 29 June 2016 (UTC)

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