Updated similarity score algorithm

Changes were made to Turnitin’s similarity score on 4 March 2021. They include: Better detection and exclusion accuracy of quotes Better prioritization of internet sources (for example prioritizing a match wikipedia.com instead randomblog.com) Better matching more content across our various databases There’s more information on Turnitin’s support site, including information on existing submissions.

Turnitin unavailable

The TurnitinUK service is currently experiencing a service outage. Our engineers are investigating this as a priority. — Turnitin Status (@TurnitinStatus) November 6, 2017 We are continuing to investigate the outage affecting TurnitinUK. We apologise for the inconvenience caused. — Turnitin Status (@TurnitinStatus) November 6, 2017  

Turnitin Unavailable: DDoS

Turnitin is under a distributed denial of service attack (DDoS), and is currently unavailable https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/690547248242016256 https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/690554977958387712 0543 PST is 1343 here in the UK. Keep an eye on the @turnitinstatus Twitter account for more information.  

Turnitin unavailable on Jan 10th

All UK users of Turnitin were unable to access it yesterday afternoon. https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/686173250930380800 https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/686213583101820928 Note that the time on the initial tweet is when Turnitin acknowledged the problem, in reality it was unavailable from much earlier on in the day.

Slow: 18/05/2015

Turnitin is currently running very slowly. Pages are taking a long time time to load, and the document viewer is taking even longer. We have reached out to Turnitin for more information, and are keeping an eye on @turnitinstatus for any announcement.   Update @ 1630 https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/600320850672226305 Update @ 1723 Still seeing occasional slowdowns here, but looks Continue Reading…

Access problems on campus

Update @ 1135. Turnitin have announced the problems are resolved https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/595894612524400640 Our original post is below Turnitin are advising us that we may experience difficulties in accessing Turnitin via the JANET network (i.e. on campus) https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/595881902432714752 https://twitter.com/TurnitinStatus/status/595882591435280384 Access elsewhere isn’t affected, and we’ve not seen any issues on our testing so far this morning. T