WARNING: Bloggers Beware - Image Licenses May Not Cover Social Media
When creating images for your blog posts, you're going to have to be even more careful about which images you choose to use. Even if you pay for an image to use within a blog post graphic, that image may not be licensed for use on social media - and of course we all want our blog posts to be shared to social!
I am specifically referring to fotolia.com
of your purchased images.
I don't want to turn this into a commercial for +Canva
, but at least there it's clear that you can take the graphic that you create, and any licensed and purchased images within that graphic, and use it wherever the heck you want."Once you’ve published your design, you are free to use that design multiple ways. When you purchase a One Time Use License for the images in your design, the license covers the use of the images in that design and restricts the number of designs the image may be used in, but not the number of ways the design may be used."
and there's no such stipulation there, but I know there are many other services from which you can purchase images, and I'm sure, like me, many of you assumed that if you paid for an image, you can use it for blog posts that are shared to social.So be careful out there! #Blogging #SocialMedia #SocialMediaTips