YouTube stars are blurring the lines between content and ads
The difference between regular and sponsored videos is often unclear.
Amazon's discount policy is being investigated by the FTC
The commission is responding to a letter from Consumer Watchdog.
Instagram gives social media influencers the benefit of the doubt
A new tool could make hidden ads more obvious -- if shills actually use it.
Instagram is making it harder for users to be shills on the sly
Be on the lookout for posts that say "paid partnership".
Your favorite Insta celebs aren’t following FTC ad guidelines
The celebrities are misbehaving again.
Amazon refunds $70 million your kids accidentally spent in apps
Some basic parental controls would have saved a lot of headache.
US senator wants to make sure the FTC takes smart toys seriously
He wants to know if regulators are doing enough to protect kids' data.
FTC cracks down on internet tech support scams
The agency is punishing fraudsters that rely on pop-ups to scare you.
Intel and Samsung back FTC lawsuit against Qualcomm
Rival chipmakers claim Qualcomm unfairly uses its patents to stay atop the mobile chip industry.