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Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images on Social Media

Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images on Social Media | Public Relations & Social Media Insight | Scoop.it

Can you share a picture that you found on social media or a website (or in Google image search)?


This infographic answers that:

"While the laws about distributing images through social media channels likes Facebook, Pinterest, Google+, and blog are still fuzzy, it is generally considered acceptable to redistribute an image that was originally intended to be publicly viewed by the creator. This is why you will typically find original images re-posted on blogs, news sites, and social networking sites even if the person re-distributing the images didn't obtain permission to do so....

Jeff Domansky's insight:

Are you using images according to legal and ethical standards? find out what this handy infographic guide.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, July 28, 2014 12:55 AM

Are you using photos properly in your blogging? Find out with this handy reference guide.

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5 Rules about Using Web Images in your Blog | Social Media Today

Image A quick scan of Google Images and there it is: the perfect photo to illustrate your best blog post ever. Right click… Save as… Upload and voilà: your post is ready to publish.But that’s not the way intellectual property laws work.

 

In almost every case, pictures found on the Internet (like songs and videos) cannot be used without the express permission of those who hold copyright.

 

To avoid a copyright infringement lawsuit, remember these five rules....

 

[Smart copyright advice for bloggers ~ Jeff]

 

 

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