I recently signed up to Flickr to find some nice pictures to use on my hubs. I'm looking for images that you can freely share so long as you give the original author credit; mainly CC images. However, I've seen some photos that are CC AND noncommercial. My main concern is, If I use images that are for noncommercial use, does that mean I can't display adsense on my hubs too? Also, can I save the picture to my computer and add my own keywords to help with SEO? Thanks for any help on this!
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Thanks for responding, James.
I don't want hubpages taking a disliking to anything I do, so I suppose looking for pictures with just a CC would be a safer option for me. Would it be permitted to alter the keywords on those images?
I've not done that before, so I can't really comment accurately on that. But from my understanding of Creative Commons' licences, I suppose the ND (no derivative works) would not allow you to do so, since you're sort of altering the original work.
I've sent the owner a message asking if I can alter the name of the photo so it's more search engine friendly. The current name of the picture is just a random number. I hope he responds positively. Until then I'll just use it as it is.