Wednesday March 13, 2013

FTC: Social Media Ads Have To Follow The Rules Too

Tired of all the scammy ads on Facebook and Twitter? Well, you are not alone, it looks like the FTC is fed up with them too. cool

One of the important duties held by the Federal Trade Commission is making sure ads don’t mislead consumers. Yesterday the FTC set out clear rules for short-form ads on social media like Twitter and Facebook as well. Namely, they have to be held to the same basic requirement as other advertising آ— be upfront about what’s going on.

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