More image and video takedowns might be coming to Facebook and Instagram – Ashley Carman

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More copyright takedown requests might be coming to Facebook and Instagram. The company announced today that it’s going to allow all page admins around the world to submit images and videos for rights protection, expanding the reach of the feature outside of the limited group of partners who piloted the image copyright launch.

This means more creators and brands will be able to issue takedown requests over re-uploaded videos and images they own across both Facebook and Instagram. These creators will also have the option of making money off matches if their re-uploaded content is monetized with in-stream ads.

Facebook only launched support for claiming copyrighted images in September. Although anyone can claim rights for an image,…

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