Originally Posted by VetTechJess
Ive read numerous articles on free website content. In other words, what I interpreted it as was content that you could put on your site to add value to your site that wasn't copyrighted, and that all you had to do was give proper credit where credit is due. (in other words, dont take credit for something you didn't write)
Warning: Search engines may refuse to list your pages, because the original author/post is the canonical reference and purely duplicate content does not add value.
While it may be legal, it is not a good strategy. For every YouTube, there are 100 also-rans you've never heard of.