A Writer’s Best Friend?

Google’s recent announcement that it is cracking down on “content farming” was bad news for media outlets producing low-quality regurgitated or repackaged stories.

Further scrutiny now comes in the form of, a website that asks users to paste press releases into a search engine, which then compares the text with as many as three million news stories and determines how much of their text has been lifted directly from the release.

Posted on February 28, 2011 at 12:49 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,