how reliable is imdb is?

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 e.g. want to search for a specific public figure how reliable his information is .. Know that there are a lot of pages whose information ovar is either false or since they have not been updated

i don't know if the right page to ask
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Mari

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Mari,

(FYI: I'm a long-time IMDb contributor, not an employee.)

The database depends on contributors to submit information. Contributors may include fans of a particular person or movie or TV show, people who work within the entertainment field in front of the camera and behind the scenes, and reporters from newspapers, magazines, and web sites, among many other sources.

Any website is only as effective and reliable as the people who submit the data. If an IMDb user has found some inaccurate or incorrect information, they are welcome to submit updates to correct the error or add any missing information.

I hope this helps. Please write back if you have a specific question so an official IMDb representative can respond.