Uniqueness is a delicate subject and we handle each individual case with care. After receiving a misuse report, the Creative Guide will review the idea and consider a number of factors when determining idea uniqueness. Acting accordingly, we may ask creatives to proceed in one of the following ways:
- If your submission is too similar to another idea on the current project, you will be asked to make meaningful changes to your submission or to collaborate with the other creative on the project. If you feel an idea that is submitted after yours is too similar to yours, contact the Creative Guide.
- If your submission is too similar to your source of inspiration (ie stock material) or copied directly, you must make changes by the end of the submission period. If you do not, your idea might be removed.
- If the project allows use of third party material and you do not cite the material used in your submission, you must cite the source links by the end of the submission period. If you do not, your idea might be removed. Don't know how to cite your submission's third party material? Read here to find out how we make it easy for you.
If you'd like to report misuse of idea uniqueness, please use the report button found on the top right of each idea page.