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Giving Photo Credit

  1. b4murray profile image61
    b4murrayposted 7 years ago

    I have been proving the URL to photos that I use from Flickr...
    I see some hubs that have web photos but no credit. I thought

    you had to give photo credit to any photo that isnt yours...
    Do I not need to give a link?

    1. AEvans profile image78
      AEvansposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      You always give credit to pics but you do not have to provide a link.

    2. Marisa Wright profile image98
      Marisa Wrightposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      You don't have to give a live hyperlink but personally, I think it's only polite. 

      Some people don't know the copyright rules, and some people know them but don't give a #%&^!

  2. mdlawyer profile image37
    mdlawyerposted 7 years ago

    It is part of professional/business ethics that to provide credit to photos that we publish which are not our property.  In some cases the original title-holder of the photo may mandate that credit be given.  Then it is mandatory to give photo credit when we use it, else it may be a violation of copyright.  In some cases, free copying may be prohibited.  In that case, using the photo without permision will be a blatant infringemnt of copyright.  Hubpages, and sometimes Google also, may take action.

    1. b4murray profile image61
      b4murrayposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      ok thanks i would rather be safe...i'll probably continue links unless you think it detracts in someway...