Explaination of ‘Freebooting’, Media Reappropriation Without Permission on Social Networks

Smarter Every Day host Destin Sandlin has posted a short video explaining the phenomenon of Facebook “freebooting”, and how reuploading media to social media sites without permission ultimately hurts content creators. It’s Okay To Be Smart host Joe Hanson has an even more in-depth post about the term, which was coined by Hello Internet podcast hosts CGP Grey and Brady Haran.



images via It’s Okay to Be Smart

Brian Heater
Brian Heater