Copyright Report to Facebook

What Specific Legal information do You Need to include in a Copyright Report to Facebook?

The fast, quick and secure way to submit a legal claim of copyright report to Facebook is to use Facebook’s online form. Whether you submit your report through our online form or another method, Facebook needs the following information to be able to process your Copyright Report to Facebook:

  • Your complete Accurate contact information (full name, mailing address, and phone number)
  • A short but complete description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed
  • A short but complete description of the content on our site that you claim infringes your copyright
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material on our site. The easiest way to do this is by providing web addresses (URLs) leading directly to the allegedly infringing content.
  • A declaration that:

    1. You have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted content described above, in the manner you have complained of, is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
    2. The information in your notice is accurate.
    3. Under penalty of perjury, you are the owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive copyright that is allegedly infringed.
  • Your electronic signature or physical signature.

Kindly, note that Facebook regularly provides your name, contact information, and the contents of your report to the person who posted the content you are reporting. If you are an authorized lawful representative submitting a report, Facebook provides the name of the organization or client that owns the right in question. For this reason, you may wish to provide a professional or business email address.

The Facebook legal cell takes 48/72 hours to respond to Copyright Report to Facebook filed with due process, really it may take little extra time up to one week. Once Facebook decides the application of copyright report, you may file a review, if the decision of the copyright report is against you.

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