Why A Marketing Promotion Hashtag Is Not Appropriate FTC Disclosure


Welcome to my blog! If you would like to keep updated on new posts, please consider subscribing via RSS feed or subscribe through email by using the box in the sidebar. In addition, consider following me on Twitter, Google+, or Facebook. Thanks for visiting SaraFHawkins.com!FTC Disclosure Regardless of the social network, hashtags (the # symbol for those who may not be sure what I’m talking about) are an important way to communicate additional information. Originally
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Who Owns The Oscars Photo That Broke Twitter


Oscar Photos By now you’ve likely seen the above photo. The one Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres posted to her Twitter account during the 2014 Oscars telecast. You know, the one taken with the new Samsung phone as part of the big sponsorship package for the broadcast. You can see that this image now has over 3 million retweets (as of Tuesday 3/4/14), and that number is certain to grow. What’s not to love about the
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Creative Commons Licenses Explained In Plain English


  One of the best ways to find usable copyrighted works, especially images, is to find someone who wants to share their work under a Creative Commons license. Since 2002, Creative Commons has been giving creators a way to share their work without having to relinquish copyright or individually license their work. These licenses have provided the public with the ability to use works under set circumstances without needing to pay for a license or
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Copyright and Attribution on Instagram


instagram copyright You’re familiar with the hugely popular photo- (and video) sharing app called Instagram, right? That’s more of a rhetorical question, really, since you’ve come to my site. I’ll work under the assumption that you not only know what Instagram is but also have it on at least one of your mobile devices. I won’t assume you know that you can also check out your feed on a desktop or laptop computer, but you
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