Social Media Quotes, Music and Photo Copyrights

Ignite Social Media

People relate to them and share them with their friends almost as much as memes. The question is, if you’re a brand, can you legally use the quotes? Most of us are used to music copyrights, products and photos but quotes don’t seem to trigger the same “is this legal?” If you are not the original author of a quote, one of two things must be true to use it freely on social media.

The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

Susan didn’t even know the image had gone viral until she saw another Facebook friend shared the meme on April 22. ” After she saw the meme, Susan started reporting the image and private messaging pages on Facebook with a request that they take down the image and/or meme.

$100,000 in One Week, a Viral Nova Follow-Up

Viper Chill

It’s prime real estate, especially when your website is new, so don’t use it for an opt-in box for unconverted site visitors. #3 The meme’s aren’t that great and the implementation is quite sloppy (huge black bars on pictures, some very pixelated, etc.),