February 6th, 2015
Brands and marketers, listen up. It’s 2015, and if digital image rights and permissions haven’t been something you’ve addressed, you need to start now.
Why? Because as you’re increasing your use of imagery and visual communication (as all of us are), you’re also increasing your risk of a potential legal problem or damaging your brand.
Just think about the breadth of social media options alone that leverage digital images — Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, blogs. With varying usage terms across these platforms and a public that continues to view copyright law loosely, marketers using images need to confront the many shades of grey regarding what is legally permissible and what may cause a rights quagmire.