A summary of some recent noteworthy district-level decisions applying and interpreting Facebook follows.
Explaining the difference between something that is possible and something that is probable, a Pennsylvania federal court found it lacked jurisdiction over a plaintiff’s claims of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) violations.
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) commercial non-telemarketing call exemption, upholding the agency’s December 2020 order maintaining the exemption and establishing specific requirements as mandated by the ...
Texts purportedly designed to “promote gambling” do not constitute marketing or advertising for purposes of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), an Alabama federal court has ruled.
The Children’s Advertising Review Unit of BBB National Programs has recommended that Primark US Corp. modify its children’s products and their associated advertising messages to not violate CARU’s recently revised Advertising Guidelines, which provide that “[a]dvertising ...
The Federal Trade Commission unveiled its proposed updates to the FTC’s Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising at its recent open meeting on May 19, 2022, followed by publication of a notice requesting public comments.
The National Advertising Division of BBB National Programs has recommended that The Procter & Gamble Company discontinue the claim that Olay Premium body wash “improves skin 3X better” than the leading body wash.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has fined online fashion retailer Fashion Nova $4.2 million to settle allegations that the company blocked negative reviews of its products from being posted on its website.
In a recent case, the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs determined that “Unlimited 5G” and “best price” claims by Comcast for its Xfinity 5G mobile plans were not supported and should be discontinued. The claims were challenged by T-Mobile.
In its latest decision regarding incentivized consumer reviews, the National Advertising Division of BBB National Programs ruled that a general disclosure is not sufficient to disclose incentivized consumer reviews on a website when there are multiple reviews.