As the marketplace is expanding at an increasing rate, and there is an emergence of new social media networking sites this statistic seems very realistic when put in perspective. How many social media accounts do you have alone? Twitter? Tinder? Instagram? Facebook? WordPress? Not to mention downloading the latest update of iTunes every other week, along with all those other media platforms you download.
When agreeing to these terms and conditions, without reading or skimming through at the least you are literally signing away your property to these companies. This is where copyright laws come into play.
But are copyright laws getting out of control? The Recovering Fair Use paper gains a further insight into the extent to which copyright laws are heading, including reference to a take-down notice issued to a mother when she uploaded a video of her son bopping to a barely recognisable recording of Prince’s ‘Let’s Go Crazy’.
The introduction of Creative Commons copyright laws, would allow other users to share, reuse and remix materials legally. Tinder would then be allowing users to infringe other accounts more freely, and Tinder, as a company, would be able to access and use your information to an extreme, and worrying extent.