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Can I use the word 'follow'

Discussion in 'Legal Issues' started by crystalgrid, Apr 24, 2013.

  1. #1
    I am creating a website where people can track each other or add them in a way that resembles twitter (different overall though).

    Is there a legal problem if I use something like 'follow this person' or should I use another word?
     
    crystalgrid, Apr 24, 2013 IP
  2. sachin410

    sachin410 Illustrious Member

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    Hundreds of sites use the word "follow" in the same way as Twitter does.

    Even DP has "followers" and "following" lists.

    Why should it be a problem from you? Twitter doesn't own the any trademarks related to "follow".
     
    sachin410, Apr 24, 2013 IP
  3. crystalgrid

    crystalgrid Active Member

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    Thanks sachin, just checking.
     
    crystalgrid, Apr 25, 2013 IP
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    chandan123 Prominent Member

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    its generic term so you can use that
     
    chandan123, Apr 25, 2013 IP