|| By FITSNEWS || Thanks to the Berner Convention, your personal information can now be protected on Facebook – so long as you copy and paste a message on your “wall.”
Except that’s not true.
First, here’s the message that’s been making the rounds …
In response to the new Facebook guidelines, I hereby declare that my copyright is attached to all of my personal details, illustrations, comics, paintings, professional photos and videos, etc. (as a result of the Berner Convention). For commercial use of the above my written consent is needed at all times!”
Yeah. How many times have you seen that in your feed lately?
Two things, though. One: Facebook doesn’t own your images. And two: There’s no such thing as the Berner Convention.
“When you post things like photos to Facebook, we do not own them,” the social media giant clarified this week. “Under our terms, you grant Facebook permission to use, distribute, and share the things you post, subject to the terms and applicable privacy settings.”
The social media giant has yet to address this issue, though …