Question about reddit content

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by CeaseFireBlack, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. CeaseFireBlack

    CeaseFireBlack Regular Member

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    if i find something interested written by a reddit member, can i take the core infos and modify it with my style to get unique content ? (i'll be linking the reddit post link to the article that i'll write)
     
  2. ChanzGrande

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    Oh yes you can do this if you want to. Lots of people and/or sites curate content from the web and re-write/spin or otherwise mix-up content. Many of the viralnova type sites used to use reddit as a story source all the time.
     
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  3. blackbeans

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    Yes, if you quote snippets and you add original commentary

    This is covered by the FAIR USE exception of the US Copyright code
     
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    Buzzfeed does the same thing. All day,everyday.
     
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    Yep. They actually push the envelope quite hard when it comes to 'commentary graphics.' But they're doing fine as far as copyright law is concerned.
     
  6. LoftPower

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    Yes just make sure that is it unique content and you will be fine.