Synopsis: On December 6, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission issued a unanimous ruling against political data firm Cambridge Analytica for violating Section 5 of the FTC Act by misrepresenting that it would not download personally identifiable information when it in fact harvested this information from over 50 million Facebook users. Specifically, Cambridge Analytica represented that

Synopsis: FTC publishes a quick-resource guide for influencers to encourage advertising compliance on social media.

For the last several years the Federal Trade Commission has been addressing the misleading marketing of consumer goods through social media influencers. At the beginning of this month, the FTC reinforced its concern with social media influencers by publishing a