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FTC Law: Employee Online Reviews

Brand Busted for Employee Product Reviews

The FTC busted a beauty brand's fake online review scheme. The company was making employees post reviews. Jump in to learn what not to do.

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Degeneres and Bullock Sue A Slew of Marketers

Is it OK to use celebrity's images in affiliate marketing material without permission? The FTC says No, and now two stars are suing over the practice.

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Is Your App a Stalking App by FTC Standards?

The Federal Trade Commission censured an app company for disregarding various privacy guidelines and safeguards. Its a cautionary tale.

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Internet Law and FTC Law: FTC sued Match.com for allegedly ignoring scam bots for profit

FTC Slams Match Over Maybe Shady Tactics

The Federal Trade Commission is suing Match.com for allegedly ignoring bots and scammers that seduced people into paid subscriptions and other scams.

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Online Marketing Law: Ryan Toy Review possible FTC censure

TINA Complains About Ryan’s Toy Review

TINA, a marketing watchdog group, sent a letter to the FTC complaining about YouTuber Ryan's Toy Review. Learn why and how to avoid the same fate.

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Influencer Marketing: Legal Considerations

The majority of brands now work with social media influencers to promote products. But many of those companies aren't legally covering themselves.

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Fyre Festival Influencers Catch a Lawsuit

Billy McFarland may be in jail, but the Fyre Festival debacle isn't over. Trustees filed lawsuits against influencers to claw back some of the money.

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The FTC let Zuck Off the Hook

After the 16-month investigation, the FTC and Facebook have reached a $5-billion-dollar deal. Interestingly, the FTC decided not to blame Zuckerberg.

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Is it legal to Buy Fake "Likes"?

Is it illegal to buy fake likes? The answer now is "yes," and Facebook is suing a company for engaging in the practice. Click for "like" legalities.

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