The Internet is full of noise and repackaged/regurgitated information. At HackerNoon, we aim to make everything we publish as original as possible. We look for stories that have never been published anywhere else on the web.
If you’re publishing about something trending, you know that 1000s of other writers are doing the same. Thus, you should find unique angles, quotes, data that hasn’t been widely covered yet.
How We Measure Originality
We have a built-in tool in our editor dashboard that tells us how much of your story is:
Copy-pasted from a story already published elsewhere
Paraphrased from a story already published elsewhere
Similar in meaning to a story already published elsewhere
The report looks something like this:
We use this tool to ban the dirty, dirty plagiarizers.
But we also use it to tell us how much of a story is original. Chances are if you’re talking about something like “
If we find that most of your piece is unoriginal, we may ask you to add some new points/angles/headings to make your story fresh before resubmitting.
After all, just because a topic is covered by thousands of writers doesn’t mean you can’t create original content around it. Amidst the sea of “Urrmagerddd ChatGPT IS AMAZING” articles, we can create viral gems like this that explain how
One aspect that can make you stand out from the crowd is with striking visuals! However, images can be difficult to create and expensive to license. To help you out, we’ve built and AI image generator that can make amazing images like this one in a matter of seconds:
The image above was made just by typing a prompt into our image uploader and waiting 20-30 seconds.
You can learn more about our AI image generator and how to use it here: