Sharing and republishing online content is something we all do, but how many of us think about copyright law, permissions and licensing before sharing and republishing content?

If it’s your own content, then you can tweet and post on Snapchat or Facebook without worrying about copyright law. If it’s someone else’s content, though, then you may need to obtain copyright permission before sharing or republishing it on a website, blog or social media site like Twitter or LinkedIn.

The article provides six essential facts about copyright law, plus six tips for staying copyright compliant when sharing and republishing articles, images, presentations and other content.