How to Ensure Your Social Media Content Meets FTC, FDA and Google Requirements

social media how toAre you involved with influencer marketing campaigns?

Do you know how to meet disclosure and compliance requirements?

By following a few simple guidelines, you can maintain transparency while producing brand-sponsored content that engages consumers.

In this article you’ll discover how to make sure your content meets Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Google requirements.

What Compliance Means for You

In September 2014 the FTC sent warning letters to more than 60 companies as part of what it called Operation Full Disclosure. While the warnings focused on print and broadcast advertisements, the move signaled that the commission may start regulating more companies on all media that it finds to be out of compliance with accepted standards and practices.

ensure your social media content meets ftc, fda and google requirements

Discover how to ensure your social media content meets FTC, FDA and Google requirements.



Are You Disclosing? What You Need to Know about FTC Rules and Social Media

social media how toHave you wondered about U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) disclosure regulations? Wondering whether you’ve been compliant?

Keep reading for a detailed understanding of FTC rules and regulations on endorsements and testimonials in social media.

Some background…

Any time the US Government implements new regulations, there is discussion, debate, information and plenty of misinformation.

Nearly 2 years ago, in December 2009, the FTC revised, for the first time in 3 decades, its rules and regulations about endorsements and testimonials in advertising.

The prior rules were made long before the Internet and needed to be updated to account for this new type of media. Since implementing the new FTC Disclosure Guidelines PDF for endorsements and testimonials in advertising, bloggers have been given a multitude of interpretations, rules, best practices and how-to’s. Sadly, most of the information has been more scare tactics than useful.



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