It’s really that simple: using Fotolia content on social networks 


Am I or am I not allowed to use Fotolia images on social networks such as Facebook? Every now and then there is still confusion around this subject. It doesn’t have to be that way. We’ve put together the most important aspects to remember so you’re ready to go!

Actually, the matter is pretty simple, since the answer is yes. Usage of all our images on social networks is allowed, as long as you stick to some small, easy to handle prerequisites.

Firstly, the size of the image must not be bigger than 1000 x 1000 pixels. Secondly, the copyright information (author and Fotolia) has to appear on the image itself. This way we ensure that the copyright information does not get lost when the images is shared.

You can add the copyright information to the image by means of any image editing software. Or, you can make use of our comfortable (and free-of-charge!) service and download a social media ready version of the file.

You can access this additional option when you buy a picture: simply click “Direct Download (social network)” when you select your download method. You will receive a file which meets all the necessary requirements and is ready for social network use.

And that’s it! Have fun posting, sharing and liking!

For more information regarding licenses and usages you can find it here.