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FTC Moves to Ensure Online Influencers Make Proper Disclosures

Braxton Padgett Friday, 24 November 2017
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The rise of social media platforms has given birth to internet personalities who often have considerable influence over their followers. Many personalities can harness this influence to gain advertising dollars by endorsing certain brands. However, online personalities can violate Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") rules by failing to disclose their ties with companies whom they endorse. Last year, the founders of CSGO Lotto experienced firsthand the potential consequences of failing to make prope...
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