Copyright policy

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This policy applies to Twitter’s paid advertising products.

What's the policy?

Twitter prohibits the advertising of copyright infringing content globally.

Examples of copyright infringing content include:

  • Promoting the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted content.
  • Promoting software that bypasses Digital Rights Management (DRM) for media.
  • Promoting tools used to facilitate illegal copying of media.

What other Twitter resources relate to this policy?

Copyright and DMCA policy

What do advertisers need to know about this policy?

Advertisers should secure permission for content they post in Tweets or in their Twitter profile. If you are unsure whether you hold rights to a particular work, please consult an attorney or another adviser, as Twitter cannot provide legal advice.

Review our guidelines and make sure you understand the requirements for your brand and business.  You are responsible for all your promoted content on Twitter. This includes complying with applicable laws and regulations regarding advertisements.

If you are an advertiser whose account or Tweets are under review and you would like to check on the status or request an expedited review, please log in to and file a support ticket using the Help button in the top right corner of your ads dashboard.

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