If a restaurant posts a picture of their food on their Facebook page can you take that image and the wording and post it on Facebook?

If a restaurant posts a picture publicly and you take that image and word it and post it in a what's happening group or a garage sale group because of like the restaurant and to help them out and for extra advertising is there anything wrong with using that image?

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 There are FB pages for areas around the restaurant&a person made a post exactly words and pics ( not edited) on the restaurants FB page no changes&so people know what restaurant this is the person checked in&stated the restaurant in the post. The person did not claim the picture as their own. The person was reposting so people in the area know about it or as a comment to someone asking for a food recommendation. Is this ok or can the poster get in trouble for using the restaurants pictures?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    Can't respond to people so I am responding here. Ther

    e are Facebook pages for areas around the restaurant sod on these pages the person made a post were exactly as it was written with the pictures ( not edited) on the restaurants Facebook page no changes and so people know what restaurant this was the person checked in as well as stated the restaurant in the post. The person did not claim the picture as their own.

  • Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    you can SHARE the image. that will attribute it to their page automagically.

  • Daniel
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    With permission it may be ok but I would not do it without there Permission if you do it without there Permission and they Catch you posting it if they want to they can Report it for Copyright and Facebook may take it down

  • 1 month ago

    I would say if you attribute it to the restaurant and don't claim it as your own the restaurant  would be happy with that.  That's why they post on social media.

    If you took the image and claimed it as your own you could be in trouble.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Legally, it could be considered copyright infringement if they didn't give you permission to edit or redistribute it. Posting it on Facebook, where posts can easily be shared, could be considered a type of permission to redistribute it, but in that case you should simply share the original post, not modify it or make your own.

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