The FTC reviewed hundreds of celebrity Instagram photos and sent warning letters to more than 90 Instagram users. The commission has discussed its standards for advertising on social media before, but has not directly confronted the celebrities named in complaints until now.
Amazon envisions the Echo Look as a way to get fashion advice. Command it to take a photo of you, repeat across various clothing options, and get a recommendation of what you should wear. Along the way, Amazon will also suggest clothing you might want to buy... and potentially more.
Bose knows what you're listening to... At least that's the claim of a proposed class-action lawsuit filed in Illinois that accuses the high-end audio equipment maker of spying on its users and selling information about their listening habits without permission.
Deceptive food labels have gotten another company in trouble: This time it’s Kona Brewing Company, which is being accused of deceiving customers by claiming it’s produced in Hawaii.
With the passing of Earth Day a lot of consumers were reminded to think green, and to buy green. What if your company is looking to access this vast market of environmentally-minded shoppers, but your product or service isn’t really that environmentally conscious? Can you just go ahead and label yourself “Green” anyway? Who’s gonna notice?
Tachht, Inc. and Teqqi, LLC recently settled a case with the Federal Trade Commission over an email marketing scheme and claims regarding the companies’ diet pills.
A Miami Beach company made millions of dollars telling hundreds of people that their inventions were great ideas with the potential to rack up huge sales — if the inventors first forked over big bucks to make it happen.
Officials are investigating nine Oregon hotels that travelers claim cancelled their room reservations and inflated prices ahead of a summer 2017 solar eclipse.
Finally, the FTC reached an agreement with the e-commerce giant after a three-year long legal battle in which it accused the latter of billing consumers for unauthorized purchases made by children.