Is there a problem with plagiarism on this site? Many of you are putting clauses in your hubs about
your hub being your own and cannot be duplicated. One hub even asked those who comment to report such theft of using someone else's words. I haven't done this and wonder if maybe I should.
Plagiarism is a problem on the whole internet, both with writing and photos. Many people innocently copy and paste things they find interesting, because they want to share, not realising it can impact on other people's rankings in Google. Some people do it on purpose, using programs called scrapers to copy and paste content onto their sites so they don't have to write or buy content.
If you write on the internet, this is one of the problems you face. Generally, a warning isn't going to do much other than stop the first class of people from copying, not the second.
Plagiarism is not only on HP if any, also freely attempted online. Since the internet every aspect of writing or of some information has been copied by many lazy individuals.
by Jean Bakula 4 years ago
A site called Zetaboard.com has several of my hubs on it. I can't find out how to get in, I tried to register to ask them to take my work down. Two or more hubs are copied word for word. I keep getting blocked from the simplest way of registering to a site, just to go in and comment, and look for...
by akeejaho 9 years ago
I am kinda flattered, but mad as a wet hornet. Has anyone here ever heard of barryrutherford? Well, compare his Hub, Bipolar,more on this subject, and So, whats wrong with being bipolar? I mean, good grief! And this guys profile says he has studied law. (Studied, but...
by Joween Flores 3 years ago
by Adrienne Janet Farricelli 2 years ago
There is a website that has copied from 3 Hubs I have here--very likely even more. They have though changed the words around so to disguise, but it is clear that they have used my articles to get all their ideas as every paragraph section tackles the same subjects and this can't be a mere...
by lostgirlscat 8 years ago
I'm 45. college educated, and I've been on the Internet for approximately 4 months. (O.K., so I'm little slow on the uptake]I like writing for Hubpages but some of the technical aspects are beyond me. Alright, embarrassing to admit,but I don't know how to cut and paste a link. OK, I don't know how...
by Liz Elias 17 months ago
WTH is going on, here?I've published many hubs before, including 2 new ones in the last couple of days. No problems!Today, I'm trying to publish another, and in the box for the title, I put the title. Never had a problem until today. Now, I'm getting an error message when I try to...
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