Is Wikipedia a bad source?

I've been using wikipedia for some time now for research and everyone keeps saying wikipedia is a bad site to get information. I've read a lot of articles and they've all appeared to me to be filled with only facts. What I read in wikipedia I've seen in other forms of Educational literature. Is... show more I've been using wikipedia for some time now for research and everyone keeps saying wikipedia is a bad site to get information. I've read a lot of articles and they've all appeared to me to be filled with only facts. What I read in wikipedia I've seen in other forms of Educational literature. Is wikipedia that bad as people make it out to be?
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