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Social Media Copyright and Fair Use Rules to Know

Ignite Social Media

As you use social media platforms to build your brand, you shouldn’t overlook the legal consequences that might arise. Fair Use in the Social Media Age. It’s a no-brainer that you shouldn’t use other people’s intellectual work without a fair use exemption or the owners’ permission.

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Fair Use in the Digital Millennium Copyright Era

The Realtime Report

Fair Use in the Digital Millennium Copyright Era By Jenny Q. In an age when everyone is digitally connected and sharable content is abundant, legislation is needed to protect users, content creators, and distribution networks from the chaos that would otherwise ensue.

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Helpful Insights for Brands to Shape Up Their 2023 Social Media Marketing: Ignite’s Most Popular Blog Posts

Ignite Social Media

Social Media Copyright and Fair Use Rules . One of the key elements of social media marketing is creating content that adheres to copyright and fair use rules. We took the liberty to break down the basics of copyright and fair use rules in social media — so you know what to look out for.

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Can I Use This Photo on Social Media? Understanding Image Copyright


From Attribution Noncommercial-No Derivative Works licenses to “fair use,” there’s a lot to unpack. What is fair use? Fair use is an exception to the rule when it comes to copyright. It pertains to specific cases when copyright-protected works can be used without permission. Have more questions?

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Social Media Quotes, Music and Photo Copyrights

Ignite Social Media

If the quote isn’t being used to sell a product and simply being posted on social media, it could be argued that use is allowed. Courts consider whether the use of copyrighted material is a commercial or non-commercial use, but that’s only one of the factors considered in evaluating a fair use defense.

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Live Tweeting Requires Ethical and Legal Considerations


The best guidance for whether live blogging and live tweeting is acceptable comes from the Fair Use provision of U.S. Factors that affect whether reproduction of a copyrighted work is fair use are: “The purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes.

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Google’s IP Theft Entrenches Its Monopoly Power

Forbes Social Media

Fair use under the copyright laws does not allow giant tech firms to use APIs Oracle developed without paying licensing fees. The Supreme Court should uphold the lower court ruling and make clear innovative firms can keep the fruits of their labors.

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