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Screenshot of Grammarly.com
|Original author(s)||Alex Shevchenko, Max Lytvyn, and Dmytro Lider|
|Initial release||1 July 2009|
|Type||Online text editor with grammar checker, spell checker, and plagiarism detection|
|Alexa rank||263 (September 2019[update])|
Grammarly is a technology company that develops a digital writing tool using artificial intelligence and natural language processing. Through machine learning and deep learning algorithms, Grammarly’s product offers grammar checking, spell checking, and plagiarism detection services along with suggestions about writing clarity, concision, vocabulary, delivery style, and tone. The software was first released in July 2009. Grammarly is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Kiev and New York City.
Grammarly is an app that automatically detects potential grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in writing. Grammarly's algorithms flag potential issues in the text and suggest context-specific corrections for grammar, spelling, wordiness, style, punctuation, and plagiarism. It is available via a browser extension for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Edge. Grammarly is available as an app for both iOS and Android; premium service is available for a monthly or annual payment.
It was developed in 2009 by Ukrainians Alex Shevchenko, Max Lytvyn, and Dmytro Lider. The backend grammar engine is written in Common Lisp. The app is owned by Grammarly, Inc., of San Francisco, California.
In 2018, a security bug was discovered in the desktop web browser extension version of Grammarly that allowed all websites access to everything the user had ever typed into the Grammarly Editor. This bug was rapidly fixed. Grammarly said it has no evidence that the security vulnerability was used to access any customers’ account data.
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