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It’s not OK!

Hey guys, I hope you have had a good week! I scheduled a post for today, but I decided to put something else here. I just want to get it off my chest. I will keep it short.

The story started on Monday. Same as you, I have followed many bloggers. I get email notifications when they update their blogs. On Monday, I got a notification email. I didn’t have time to read the post through the day. At night, after I read her post, I started looking at blogs on WordPress. I came across a beauty blog. The blogger had exact same post, same title, same photo and same words of the post I just read. At the beginning, I thought it was just reblogging. However, I couldn’t find the original blogger’s name anywhere in the post. It didn’t mention about the source either.


I’m still quite new to the blogging world. However, I do know bloggers put effort and time to publish each post. If you want to reblog, I am sure most of the bloggers will be happy to let you. It is really not OK to take someone else’ work and pretend it’s yours!


(Featured photo from Pixabay)


  1. Do people seriously do this? That’s (quite literally – intellectual property is a thing) stealing and just a really shitty thing to do. I love people reblogging but just TAKING content? Not cool at all x

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  2. This is wrong, so wrong. I mean, if someone takes an excerpt, a couple of lines, or even a paragraph, it’s still fine because sometimes you do get inspired by someone else’s words but copying an entire post? That’s just blatant plagiarism. It happens to a lot of bloggers, not only the new ones but also to the ones having thousands of followers, it’s just so sad.

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  3. I can’t believe that happened to someone! Blogging is hard work and takes so much dedication, hence taking credit/stealing someone’s work is unacceptable. We must make sure that these people are reported/called out! x

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  4. One woman had her original artwork stolen and the thief actually put her own name on the woman’s painting. What a horrible thing to do…steal someone else’s work. Terrible. Boycott thieves, that’s for sure.

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  5. Many years ago I used to blog on a very wellknown spiritual web site in India on and off . So I happened to check my blog by chance once and found one of my article there being republished by a user on tbe same site as his own . For a while I wondered what to do and then decided to report the matter to the admin . Thankfully they took action on time to block the user and also sent an apology letter. So it was good I chanced upon it and took action .

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