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indieground says

..can I include social media logos in the download zip of my flyers? I mean usually I only put them in the preview, but I was thinking “if people can do social media icons and sell them, why can’t I include the simple logo in my flyer”?

I’ve sent a question to the support ticket and they answered me to check this http://wiki.envato.com/selling/tips-selling/what-images-videos-illustrations-or-music-can-i-use-in-my-items/ but it didn’t help me sincerely..

What do you think?

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chrisatlemon says

No you cannot.

You can only do so under the circumstances:

1) you have an extended licence valid for sale/resale of the icons 2) the icons are completely free to use including sale and resale.

I have the same problem that when I use social media icons on my brochures. I will either have to create them myself for every brochure or get an extended licence for an existing set. There is no way around that. You cannot resell somebody else’s work.

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deiby says

There are several social media dingbat fonts out there available with free use. As long as the logo or trademark is ok to redistribute(twitter, facebook, etc), isn’t that ok?

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indieground says

no wait maybe I didn’t explain me well.. I you go to see some of my latest work you will understand.. I don’t want to sell an icon made from someone else, i just want to include only the simple & basic logo..

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indieground says

There are several social media dingbat fonts out there available with free use. As long as the logo or trademark is ok to redistribute(twitter, facebook, etc), isn’t that ok?

Yeah that’s what I mean :-) is that right to do????

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deiby says


There are several social media dingbat fonts out there available with free use. As long as the logo or trademark is ok to redistribute(twitter, facebook, etc), isn’t that ok?
Yeah that’s what I mean :-) is that right to do????

Basic answer, yes should be fine unless GR had a rule against it but I’ve seen web and print with icons.

Websites like Twitter, Facebook and other social sites typically have trademark usage guideline pages. I think these should answer all your questions. Both make mention of print and how you should use and not use things.

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Giallo says

I usually show them in the preview, but without including them in the .zip

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indieground says

I know another author that include them in his templates… mm if you read the guidelines of twitter and facebook it seems you infringe their rules..

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deiby says

By the way, the above is only my opinion and not intended as legal advice ;)

I read both guideline pages too. Usage is clear and easy. But technically it’s a product I guess even though usage would be appropriate and minor? Maybe you should just ask them. FB has a form and twitter an email I think.

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