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Find Out Whether Your Content Is Subject to Copyright Laws [Infographic]

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How Do You Know If Your Content is Subject To Copyright Laws?

Images, music, and videos are what help attract visitors and create an interest for your brand on social media networks like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube and Twitter. This is where we as online businesses and authors need to be careful in selecting something that is not copyrighted or royalty-free. It’s easy to share something on your blog or networks that is of interest to your audience — the key is to check the copyright laws first.

For example, if you use a photo that was taken by someone making his living from licensing their work you may get yourself into hot legal waters. Conduct a simple search and you will learn that most of the images found on Google are copyrighted. Most likely by Getty Images, one of the biggest stock photo agencies on planet earth, if not the biggest one. The consequences of not adhering to image copyright law can be quite serious. And legal action may also follow with hefty fines.

Here’s how the United States Copyright........

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