How do you cite online art?

To cite an image/reproduction of a work of visual art from the Web, follow this format: Artist’s Last Name, First Name. Title of Artwork. Date artwork created, Name of Institution or Private Collection Housing Artwork, City Where it is Housed.

Are memes copyrighted?

Memes and Copyright American copyright law gives creators the exclusive rights of reproduction, modification, distribution, performance, and display. The viral spread of a meme infringes on theses protections as the original image is modified and then displayed, distributed and reproduced when posted and reposted.

Is sharing memes copyright infringement?

“Where somebody has taken someone’s photo, modified it by adding text to it or making a to comment on, and posted it on the internet, it’s quite intentional use.” While creating a meme would be one type of copyright infringement, forwarding or posting a meme online would be another, she says.

Is reposting memes illegal?

So Why Are Memes (Probably) Protected But Reposting Isn’t? This is the question at the heart of the fair use doctrine. But someone who then takes an already-created meme and posts it without any transformation is simply reposting—there is no commentary or criticism or parody.