Can Plagiarism Be Detected on PDF?

Plagiarism in blog posts, articles, social media ads, student assignments, and thesis is not a new problem. The ease of access to the published information online allows anybody to copy and paste the content of other authors without permission and pretend to be the author of the stolen content.

Using content written by others is intentional plagiarism, however, sometimes it occurs unintentionally too. Plagiarism not only occurs when you steal other authors’ thoughts, ideas, or expressions, it also occurs when you copy some part from your past written content, which is known as self-plagiarism. Also, if you copy a quote or phrase without proper citation, it leads to patchwork plagiarism.

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