• Paul Hutchinson DJ/Producer

New Music Guidelines for Facebook

1️⃣ From 1st October Facebook are updating their policies and procedures

2️⃣ As DJs and Producers this will affect us big time

3️⃣ The New Music Guidelines

4️⃣ Use of music for commercial or non-personal purposes in particular is prohibited unless you have obtained appropriate licences.

5️⃣ You May not use videos on our Products to create a music listening experience - Live Streams !!

6️⃣ If you do share music your videos will be blocked and your page, profile or group may be deleted.

7️⃣ This includes Live Videos

8️⃣ So what does this mean for DJs and Producers

9️⃣ We are going to have to educate our fans and followers about platforms like Mixcloud / Soundcloud and possibly YouTube, but again with YouTube they too can be strict with copyright.

🔟 How are you going to promote your music and which platform will you use to livestream your DJ sets?



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