Can i use clips from youtube for my facebook ads ??

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Hello guys , im trying a new method to find products on youtube to dropship and i dont know if i can use some clips from youtube videos my on my facebook ads.
And im not sure if that will get my facebook ad accout banned right away .
if anyone that already trying this method, Please Tell me what to expect . Thank you
#ads #clips #facebook #youtube
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    If there is a share/embed link, you are legally allowed to use any video you find on YouTube. Whether or not it violates FB rules depends on the content of the video.
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    • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
      Originally Posted by dave_hermansen View Post

      If there is a share/embed link, you are legally allowed to use any video you find on YouTube.
      According to YouTube's TOS, that would only apply for non-commercial use. I'd be hesitant to use any third-party video in an ad without the copyright owner's permission.
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      • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
        Originally Posted by Frank Donovan View Post

        According to YouTube's TOS, that would only apply for non-commercial use. I'd be hesitant to use any third-party video in an ad without the copyright owner's permission.
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        Here's what YouTube says about commercial use ...

        "prohibited commercial uses shall not include (i) uploading an original video to YouTube, (ii) maintaining an original channel on the Website in order to promote a business or artistic enterprise, (iii) showing YouTube videos through the YouTube Player or otherwise on an ad-enabled blog or website, subject to those advertising restrictions set out in 5.1(E)(iii) above; and (iv) any use that is expressly authorised by YouTube in writing"

        5.1 (E)(iii) prohibits "the sale of advertising, sponsorships or promotions on any page of an ad-enabled blog or website containing Content delivered via the Service unless other material not obtained from YouTube appears on the same page and is of sufficient value to be the basis for such sales"

        When you upload content on YouTube, you give up a lot of your rights per their terms of service ...

        "...by submitting Content to YouTube, you hereby grant YouTube a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the content in connection with the service and YouTube's (and it's successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the Service (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the service a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such Content as permitted through the functionality of the service and under these Terms of Service. The above licenses granted by you in video Content you submit to the Service terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your videos from the Service. You understand and agree, however, that YouTube may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of your videos that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in user comments you submit are perpetual and irrevocable."

        Oh, and once you post on YouTube and allow a video to be embedded, you have no copyright claims according to the courts - and also, even if that video was illegally obtained and posted by someone else, you cannot be sued for embedding it on your website - https://mashable.com/2012/08/03/embe.../#yLtcfFcBL8q8
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  • Profile picture of the author markmiller24x7
    I don't think so it's a good idea, as you're also aware about the TOS of Youtube, videos are copyrighted & if someone is using their video without their permission then the owner had the right to claim for that video & if it did happen, it can cause you a lot of trouble.
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  • Profile picture of the author techwizard
    No, you can't, since you'll be using that material for commercial ends.

    Doing this may (or may not) cause a poor ad score and therefore less conversions if that's what you're aiming for.
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  • Profile picture of the author michaelkoehler92
    Well as per the rules you cannot but I have seen many ads doing that and getting away.
    So you can give it a try but make sure the chances of getting the video or ad taken down will be higher.
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    • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
      Originally Posted by michaelkoehler92 View Post

      Well as per the rules you cannot but I have seen many ads doing that and getting away.
      So you can give it a try but make sure the chances of getting the video or ad taken down will be higher.
      Holy smokes! What part of the actual terms of service that I just posted from not only YouTube, but actual case law, is unclear? It's all there in black and white!

      YouTube's terms of service say that YOU CAN post anything that has an embed code, whether it is for commercial purposes or not (so long as you are not selling advertising on that page and even then, you can in some cases). Case law says you can post anything that has an embed code from YouTube - even if that content was illegally obtained and posted by someone else. (Of course, once it has been taken down by YouTube for violating copyright laws, it will also no longer appear on your site in the embedded YouTube player.)

      This is not even close to a "gray" area. If there is an embed code, you can post it anywhere you want and it does not matter if it is a commercial site. Whether or not Facebook allows it depends on the content but there is nothing illegal about posting a YouTube with an embed code anywhere you want.

      Bottom Line: If you do not want other people to publish your original video content on their sites, you need to disallow it when you upload the video to YouTube. When you do that, there will not be an embed code. If you do not do that, any site on the planet, from the lowliest personal blog to the largest corporation, can embed the YouTube video on their site with ZERO legal repercussions (with a couple very specific exceptions that apply to sites selling advertising, which creates a conflict of interest with YouTube/Google).
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