On the Business New Daily website, Matt D'Angelo begins:
Social media is an environment rich with opportunity for small businesses to connect with users, share content and convert customers. However, as the internet and social media have advanced, hard rules on content ownership have taken a back seat to progress.
In 2018, small business owners must have a clear idea on copyright laws and image usage to protect themselves from online embarrassment or potentially expensive litigation. Once a user uploads a photo, for example, it's automatically copyrighted, and copying and posting that image could expose your business to major legal risks.
The full article, including Mr. D'Angelo's "best practices" and "bottom line," is available here.