The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act. Its principal mission is the promotion of consumer protection and the elimination and prevention of anticompetitive business practices, such as coercive monopoly. It is headquartered in the Federal Trade Commission Building in Washington, D.C.
Regulators at the FTC have slapped Facebook with a record fine, but some lawmakers are criticizing the nearly $5 billion penalty as a drop in the bucket. CNET editor-at-large Ian Sherr joins CBSN with.. CBS News - Published
Broadcasting Cable reports social media influencers now must include health warnings with any posts about vaping products. The Federal Trade Commission has warned advertisers of e-liquid products that..
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar.. Reuters - Published
The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall.. Reuters - Published