Category: Music on Web

Facebook Willing to Offer Millions of Dollars for Music Rights

Facebook is dealing with major record labels and music distributors a huge amount of dollars so the users of its social network can lawfully include songs in video recordings being shared, according to individuals acquainted with the issue.

The posting and review of video on Facebook has increased significantly as of late, and a significant number of the recordings feature music to which Facebook doesn’t have the rights. Under current law, rights holders must request Facebook to bring down recordings with infringing material.