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How Telegram is used to pirate books, magazines and textbooks

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Telegram was the app set to become a household name when it launched in 2013, but since losing first place to WhatsApp it has found favour in some of the more niche online communities. The app prides itself on being the most private solution for instant messaging, which makes it a popular choice for sharing pirated content.

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Pitfalls and opportunities: How to monetize your content on Youtube

Posted by Erika Gonçalves on Friday, Apr 24, 2020

As the world's largest video-sharing platform, YouTube enables users to create, stream, and share their work. However, content owners may also find that their work is being used and shared via YouTube without their permission. While this raises important questions on  copyright infringement, there’s also some benefits associated with these types of usage. 

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Instagram and Whatsapp's new checkout feature to rival WeChat pay?

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019



WeChat is a monolith in China - a holy grail of network apps, and Instagram and Whatsapp are under its spell. Both are making moves to support in-app shopping and payment capabilities - so what does this mean for brand protection?

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Sportswear fakes promoted on social media, sold on marketplaces

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

Red Points has published market research about the sports industry and counterfeiting trends. This article looks at some of the most important conclusions.

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How to report a seller on Facebook

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Feb 15, 2019

This article will walk you through the process of finding and reporting infringement using Facebook's various reporting options.

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Facebook Marketplace scams: an overview

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Friday, Feb 8, 2019

In this article Red Points takes a look at the scams that litter Facebook Marketplace, putting both consumers and brands at risk. 

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Counterfeit makeup finds its home on Facebook

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

This article takes a look at the world of counterfeit beauty products, and reviews research undertaken by Red Points.

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[Index] Reporting counterfeit goods online

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

If you’ve found counterfeits of your products online, and are looking for a way to remove them, then take a look through the guides found here.

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Guide to brand protection on social media

Posted by Ryan Williams on Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

Counterfeiters’ presence on social media is difficult to deny, and their presence seems to be growing. That said, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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The growth of fake products on social media

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Nov 2, 2018

The recent explosion of counterfeit products on social media platforms is nothing short of staggering. Sellers of fake goods have flocked to sites like Facebook and Instagram to peddle their products in huge numbers.

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