Holiday snaps

When sharing video and images on Facebook or other social-media sites, you’re responsible for making sure these images don’t break copyright by being the property of a company or someone else.

Facebook’s policy on copyright is worrying because it gives Facebook the right to own anything that you upload to the site, including photographs. It also has the right to sell your content to third parties if it wants.

Facebook also retains its rights and your content for "a reasonable period of time" after you delete it from your account. That’s something to think about before uploading those unflattering holiday snaps.

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