The polar opposite of plagiarism; rather than taking credit for someone else's content, it is the act of attributing original content to someone who did not create it.
Also, riding on another's fame to publish content under that person's name.
Martin Luther King Jr never commented on the loss of thousands in contrast to the death of one. It is a plattributious quote by some internet user.
The plattribution of twitter content to historical characters has become a plague in recent years as the youth have become increasingly disconnected with historical fact.
"I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy." - Martin Luther King, Jr
"People believe anything they read on the internet if it fits their preconceived notions." -Thomas Jefferson.
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