The FAQs in this section provide some information about copyrights, including how you can protect your own copyrighted works and avoid infringing the copyrights of other people when posting to Facebook, as well as how Facebook addresses reports of copyright infringement. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can fill out this form.
Please note that laws in different countries may vary. For more information on copyright law, you can visit the website of the U.S. Copyright Office or the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Facebook can’t provide you with legal advice, so you may want to speak with an attorney if you have more questions about copyright.
Learn More About Copyright
What is copyright and what does it protect?
How do I know if I own the copyright in a work?
What rights do I have as a copyright owner?
How long does copyright protection last?
What’s the difference between copyright and trademark?
Copyright and Posting Content on Facebook
How can I make sure the content I post to Facebook doesn't violate copyright law?
What are fair use and other exceptions to copyright?
Can I still violate another person’s copyright on Facebook if I didn’t intend to infringe?
A video I posted on Facebook was removed immediately. What happened, and what are my options?
Content I posted on Facebook was removed because it was reported for intellectual property infringement. What are my next steps?
Repeated intellectual property infringer policy for Meta
How does Meta process United States Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) counter-notifications?
Reporting Copyright Infringement on Facebook
How do I report copyright infringement on Facebook?
What should I consider before submitting a report of intellectual property infringement to Facebook?
Can I report an infringement of someone else’s intellectual property on Facebook?
How do I contact Meta's Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) designated agent?
What information do I need to include in a copyright report to Meta?
Facebook removed content as a result of my copyright report. What information is sent to the person who posted that content?
What happens when I submit a copyright report to Meta?
How do I report an advertisement for intellectual property infringement on Facebook?
How do I report a third-party app on Facebook that I think infringes my intellectual property?
How do I withdraw an intellectual property report that I’ve already submitted to Facebook?
Rights Manager and Other Intellectual Property Tools
What tools does Facebook provide to help me protect my intellectual property in my videos?
What tools does Facebook provide to help me enforce my intellectual property rights in advertisements and sale posts?