What is the quickest way to check if someone has copied your content?
Is a search of copy and pasted text really the best we
Typically, it'll be copied wholesale. Search your Hub's title in quotation marks and go hunting. If yours is the only one that turns up, you win!
Select an odd sample from your hub such as partial sentences from adjacent paragraphs and plop them in a google text box.
There are also many plagiarism detecting sites, such as Copyscape, that look for partial matches too, in case someone has tried to mask the theft by re-wording your original text.
by Cynthia Calhoun4 years ago
As hubbers, we know that our content can and will be copied. We file DMCA complaints. We try to use CopyScape. We try to sign up for Google alerts.Is there any other way to help protect our content BEFORE it...
by Paul Edmondson3 years ago
We've heard several concerns about Hubs getting copied and losing traffic and we know how frustrating this is for the author. Google tries to identify the original content creator and show that in the search...
by Rajan Singh Jolly4 years ago
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by Shirley Anderson9 years ago
After me saying this afternoon that no one has stolen my work for online purposes, it happened. I noticed this evening that a copy of one of my hubs is in a forum called Spot25. Some guy by the name of Eric...
by Marisa Wright6 years ago
We all appreciate that it's our own responsibility to protect our own work, but it's a big job, and it's in HubPages interest to help us, because plagiarism affects the whole site's income.On another thread, there have...
by Mary Wickison3 years ago
How often do you check your hubs for copied content?If you have ever had your content copied you will notice a small red c in a circle next to the hubs title in your account. From my experience this doesn't appear until...
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