Category: Social media

Copyright: How to be on the safe side when publishing images, text and video on the web?

Today we see a great number of businesses that make use of multiple social media channels to market their services and products, and we see more of them succeed with this as part of their marketing strategy.

Since the threshold for this type of marketing is low, many companies throw themselves on the bandwagon, hoping to achieve the same successful results.

A popular proverb says, "Plans fail with no counsel, but with many counselors they succeed." It is not enough to have a good marketing strategy, one must also follow the rules of the game, which means follow copyright laws.

Unfortunately there are many who completely ignore the rules about copyright.

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Here comes the lynch mob [the online edition]

To be honest, I got second thoughts about publishing this blogpost. I was afraid to come across as complainative and attention seeking for sharing my story about being “Intellectually” bullied on Facebook by not just one but a bunch of people. I then spent weeks researching about cyber bullying and (online-) lynch mobs. I found out about what The Kardashians, Lizzie Valesquez, the woman who found her self on YouTube to be the “ugliest woman in the world”(!) and hundreds of kids and teenagers experience every day is pure cruelty. So I researched ways to protect one's heart and how to deal with online lynch mobs - did you know that there’s even a legal term for pressing “like” on offensive comments?

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