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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 »
The FTC regularly files legal actions against companies that use negative option checkout procedures to enroll people in recurring billing unwittingly.Read »
Truth in Advertising is on the hunt for social media influencers who aren't following FTC regulations. Jump in to learn about the sting and rules.Read »
A recent Federal Trade Commission case involving past acts of alleged "unfair and deceptive marketing," may have a profound on similar cases moving forward.Read »
Kidfluencers are the new supermodels! Click through for an overview of legal considerations for kidfluencers and social media influencers.Read »