FTC Updates Social Media Marketing Guidelines 06/24/2015

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by Erik Sass , Staff Writer� @eriksass1 , June 24, 2015

Hold the phone! The federal government is producing more regulations -- shocking, I know -- and this week's batch includes new, more specific advice for social media marketing compliance from the Federal Trade...

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Influencer Marketing | What is Influencer Marketing?

What is Influencer Marketing?

Influencer marketing involves marketing products and services to those who have a sway over the things other people buy. This market influence typically stems from an individual's expertise, popularity, or reputation. Marketing to an audience of influencers is similar to word of mouth marketing, but it doesn't rely strictly on explicit recommendations (See also...

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Canada is cracking down on paid social media endorsements

Bloggers and social media influencers have been operating without clear guidelines about how to disclose paid messages. That's changing in 2017

Aug 25, 2016

Peter Nowak  

Celebrity Kylie Jenner has been criticized by U.S. watchdog group Truth In Advertising for not disclosing commercial relationships for some product endorsements. (Instagram)

A crackdown is finally coming on sponsored bloggers...

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Website: http://www.canadianbusiness.com

Related topics : companies that use social media marketing effectively / ftc social media endorsements / companies that don't use social media effectively / ftc social media influencers / media and social influences