FTC Sends Out Official Warnings to Over 700 Brands Over the Use of Fake Reviews

As eCommerce continues to rise, so too do deceptive methods of advertising, including fake reviews, undeclared paid endorsements and other practices that fall foul of federal laws. And now, the…

700+ Brands Put On Notice About Misleading Endorsements and Reviews

The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent notices to over 700 companies about fake reviews and misleading endorsements. The notice states that receiving the letter does not suggest that…

5 Steps For Using Facebook Ads To Grow Your E-commerce Business

If you’re looking to grow your e-commerce business, you’ve probably heard about Facebook advertising. It’s not the only platform that can help you find new customers, but it’s one of…

16 Hidden Facebook Marketing Tools That Will Increase Your Engagement by 154%

Facebook engagement is easier and more valuable than you ever imagined. I found this out the hard way. At one point, I was spending hundreds of thousands of dollars a…

Study finds half of Americans get news on social media, but percentage has dropped

A new report from Pew Research finds that around a third of U.S. adults continue to get their news regularly from Facebook, though the exact percentage has slipped from 36%…

How to Conduct a Social Media Audit in Just 30 Minutes

The number of worldwide social media users will surpass 3 billion by 2021. That’s more than a third of the Earth’s population! That creates an incredible opportunity to reach online…

Facebook knows Instagram harms teens. Now, its plan to open the app to kids looks worse than ever

Facebook is in the hot seat again. The Wall Street Journal published a powerful multi-part series on the company this week, drawing from internal documents on everything from the company’s…

Beware the hidden bias behind TikTok resumes

Nagaraj Nadendla Contributor Nagaraj Nadendla is SVP of development at Oracle Cloud HCM, where he leads the development of cloud recruitment solutions including Oracle Recruiting and Taleo. Social media has…

The network effect is anti-competitive

Eric Schwartzman Contributor A U.S. federal judge last week struck down Apple rules restricting app developers from selling directly to customers outside the App Store. Apple’s stock fell 3% on…

Dispo launches a test to gauge user interest in selling their photos as NFTs

Dispo, the photo-sharing app that emulates disposable cameras, started rolling out a test yesterday that will record user interest in selling photos as NFTs. Some users will now see a…