The OriginalityAI Scam Exposed

Predictive Text Detection or Snake Oil Scam?

Esther Jordan
3 min readApr 15, 2024
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Alright, let’s talk turkey, or bologna that is. OriginalityAI? Total rip-off. It’s like they’re selling us a dream but handing us a lemon. And guess what? It’s not even catching AI language! It’s just picking up on predictive text, and the folks behind it know it’s all just total fluff.

Imagine writers jumping on the bandwagon, thinking they’ve struck gold with this tool that promises to save them from plagiarism and boost their original content. But surprise, surprise — it’s all talk and no action. OriginalityAI talks a big game but ends up being nothing more than a fancy spellchecker.

Let’s call it what it is: a scam. Writers are buying into the hype, thinking OriginalityAI is their ticket to creative greatness, but in reality, it’s just a bunch of hooey. The folks peddling this junk are laughing all the way to the bank, knowing they’re selling us a load of hot air.

Predictive text detection might sound harmless, but it’s causing chaos for writers and employers. AI language is built on predictive text, which is based off of human language models. AI isn’t “robot talk” as OriginalityAI would like you to believe. Instead of explaining that AI is based off of human language and will therefore write like a human in formal/professional tone…



Esther Jordan

Quantumplation. Legal writer. SEO marketer, copy writer & editor of 15 years. High fashion model. Former children and adult special-needs counselor. Risk taker.