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.



What Marketers Need to Know About the New FTC Disclosures

social media viewpointsAre you confused about the new Federal Trade Commission (FTC) disclosure rules and how they relate to your social media activities?

Do you want to know more about what you need to disclose and how to make disclosures on social media to comply with U.S. consumer laws?

In March of this year, the United States Federal Trade Commission released the first update to the .com Disclosures guide.

Here’s a look at the key points in this update relevant to social media marketers today.

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Read the .com Disclosures guide for full details.

The Environment Has Changed

First, it’s important to understand the environment in which this guide was published.

With the first release in 2000, the .com Disclosures guide was an attempt to narrow the gray area of how marketing and advertising worked on the Internet so companies could maintain compliance with consumer protection laws.



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