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LinaLina 2.0 PRO Posts: 62
Is there a way to post one's cover song performances on Youtube and Facebook without getting in trouble for violating copyright rules? I see singers do it all the time, yet have not been able to upload audio to FB, and You Tube list of rules and regulations regarding copyright virtually leave nothing that would be allowable. How are singers getting around this? Thanks for any info on this.


  • WigsWigs Moderator, 2.0 PRO Posts: 1,582
    I haven't looked but there is a list of songs on YouTube or Google's websites that will not give you a strike. My understanding is that if it's not a strike it can still be a copyright claim, it's happened to nearly every video I upload for the assignments. It's allowable but there is no monetisation, meaning if you get a million views for it you won't be able to make money. I reckon alot of those artists do it for exposure.
  • doc_ramadanidoc_ramadani Administrator, 2.0 PRO, Facility Management Posts: 3,783
    Hi @Lina,

    probably you will find some useful informations in here:

  • LinaLina 2.0 PRO Posts: 62
    Doc what an eye opener! Hard to believe that everyone who posts covers is getting dinged. Unfortunately the clips I wanted to post are not in the allowable selections on YouTube.. Definitely don't want to risk it. Do you know if the same stringent rules apply to personal websites?
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