FTC Compliance

Advice for Social Media Influencers from the FTC

Insufficient Disclosure

  • Saying “thanks” to a brand in the content without include a clear disclosure (the FTC requires disclosures must: stand out; be clearly stated and; easily noticeable above the fold)
  • Tagging a brand in social posts without include the #ad or #sponsored hashtag
  • Using #ambassador or #spon or #partnership in social posts, without also including the #ad hashtag and a clear disclosure
  • In social and video posts, only using the platforms built in “Paid” feature and not including the #ad or #sponsored hashtag
  • Only including the disclosure under the “more” link in social posts

Complying with COPPA

COPPA Questions and Answers

  • Learn more about the Federal Trade Commission’s update for YouTube channel owners addressing children’s content.
  • Learn more about how to set your YouTube channel or video audience for kids’ content.
  • Learn more about how to determine if your YouTube video content is made for kids.

Working With Us

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