Instagram gives social media influencers the benefit of the doubt
A new tool could make hidden ads more obvious -- if shills actually use it.
The FTC plans to block the DraftKings and FanDuel merger
The commission cites high market share as the reason.
Amazon refunds $70 million your kids accidentally spent in apps
Some basic parental controls would have saved a lot of headache.
Instagram influencers fanned the flames of Fyre Festival hype
When shilling for an event goes wrong.
Your kid's 'accidental' Amazon app spending will be refunded soon
Some $70 million in purchases made between 2011 and 2016 are eligible.
The government plans to crack down on sketchy advertorial
But given its past, maybe don't hold your breath.
Trump appoints government regulation critic as FTC chairwoman
Maureen Ohlhausen will lead the agency that guards consumer safety and privacy.
Uber will pay $20 million for exaggerating drivers' earnings
Less than 10 percent of drivers in New York and San Francisco make Uber's advertised salaries.
FTC drags D-Link into court for lax router and camera security (Updated)
The commission has accused the company of failing to adequately protect its hardware.