Instagram Embed Feature Sparks Copyright Suit From Users

Instagram Embed Feature Sparks Copyright Suit From Users
The next wave in litigation over embedded social media posts is a copyright infringement suit against Instagram on behalf of pretty much anyone who has used the app and had their content aggregated elsewhere without permission.

Fights over shared social content started back in 2017, before TikTok made people forget about Snapchat, when a photo of Tom Brady sparked lawsuits against a handful of media outlets. Someone took a pic of the NFL quarterback in the Hamptons with the general manager of the Boston Celtics and posted it on Snap; someone else uploaded a screen shot to Twitter, where it went viral;...
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