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Plagiarism **

Visual plagiarism is the act of using someone else's artwork or design without giving them credit. It can include copying the overall look and feel of a design, as well as specific elements such as shapes, colors, textures, and typography. Visual plagiarism can also involve taking someone else's artwork and modifying it slightly, such as cropping it or changing the colors.

Visual plagiarism is often overlooked, but it is just as serious as plagiarism in the written word. It can be harmful to the original artist or designer, and it can also lead to legal consequences.

There are a few things you can do to avoid visual plagiarism:

Here are some examples of visual plagiarism:

  • Copying someone else's logo and using it for your own business.

  • Taking someone else's photograph and posting it on your social media without giving them credit.

  • Modifying someone else's artwork without their permission.

If you are accused of visual plagiarism, it is important to understand the consequences. You may be asked to remove the plagiarized work, and you may also face disciplinary action from your school or workplace. In some cases, you may even be sued for copyright infringement.

It is important to be aware of visual plagiarism and to take steps to avoid it. By following the tips above, you can help to protect your own work and the work of others.

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