Copyright and Social Media

I recently reblogged some info from Susy’s Blog about copyright implications with regard to social media, but I thought I’d share a few more links in a separate post.

Using social media has become an everyday part of life for most of us, and we share a huge amount of content online. We post photos, videos and music, and while certain uses of copyrighted content may be considered “fair use” rather than infringement, it’s important to understand the line. Here are some relevant and easy to understand articles I found exceptionally helpful:

Sharing copyrighted content on social media – fair use or infringement?

Online social networking – Legal Aid NSW

Social Media & Copyright – University of Melbourne 

Social Media and Fair Use: Pinterest as a Case Study

  creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-ND ) flickr photo shared by Austin Kleon

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