Facebook Application

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The Creative Commons License application allows users to choose one of the six Creative Commons licenses to apply to the content they upload to Facebook.

This application was developed by User:Fred Benenson for Creative Commons.



  • License chooser modeled on Creative Commons'
  • Choose either photos, video, or profile text & Status updates
  • RDFa expression of Author, Title, license.

Known Issues

  • Licensing only works on a per-profile basis.
  • Only allows one license-per-profile
    • Photos could be licensed one way, text another, videos another, etc.


Suggested Features

  • CC Zero waiver support.
  • Translation & choice of localized license
  • "Other" textfield to allow variable content types.
  • CC Network integration
  • Search users content who have chosen a CC license.