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But I was surprised to see the photo source was Pinterest?
This is great! Another source we can use!
If you want to be sure that no other hubs that you write are ever moved over to a niche site, it is okay to use pinterest.
The photos on there are not creative commons. This Hubpages article that you cite did get by with it, but it is not something that you want to emulate.
I'm not sure it's kosher to grab random pix off of Pinterest... especially of other people's kids.
Just a thought.
It's definitely not something you or anyone would want to do. I'm sure your original post was sarcastic. But, I should point out that HP only advises against using pictures that are not creative common. They do not outright prevent a hub from moving due to stolen images. You can get away with stolen images and the hub could get moved to a niche site because HP does not act as a police force on images.
They just check the written content for plagiarism, but there was a recent thread on the forums with one user who had huge copied sections on her hub which was on a niche site, so even this is not 100% full-proof.
Using pixelated images and images that are plain vector graphics (not the good kind) and images with watermarks do however cause issues when you choose to move a hub to a niche site.
Just to reiterate -- nope, not a source unless that particular picture is listed as CC or copyright free.
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