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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.Read »
The majority of brands now work with social media influencers to promote products. But many of those companies aren't legally covering themselves.Read »
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.Read »
After the 16-month investigation, the FTC and Facebook have reached a $5-billion-dollar deal. Interestingly, the FTC decided not to blame Zuckerberg.Read »
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.Read »
What happens if you don't use crowdfunded money on the project or product you promised? You may find yourself the target of an FTC lawsuit.Read »
When is it OK to use the "Made in the USA" tagline? In this blog post we tackle the marketing law issue. Also discussed: "Assembled in the USA."Read »
Once again, Facebook is in the middle of an online privacy scandal. The FTC will likely force the corporation to fork over billions of dollars. Could the same happen to you?Read »
E-commerce Law Topic: Can you be sued for keeping an item on sale permanently. Believe it or not, you can! And it happens more than you think.Read »