Tag Archives: Social Media

Latest TCCWNA Class Action Could Transform Seller/Consumer Relationship

The tidal wave of New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act claims just swept up a novel argument: a class complaint against Facebook, Inc. argues that the popular social media site’s terms of use is subject to TCCWNA because Facebook profits from users’ personal information and intellectual property.… Continue Reading

Broad Social Media Discovery Can Be Proportional

Social media can provide valuable relevant information in suits brought by individuals. Courts are grappling with how social media discovery fits into this new world of proportional discovery. In the recent case of Rhone v. Schneider Nat’l Carriers, Inc., the court settled this question with a unique approach. … Continue Reading

Advertising Tips for the New Year: A Few Lessons from the FTC’s Recent Enforcement Efforts

Most marketers and retailers know that the consumer protection laws require that their advertising claims be substantiated, truthful and not misleading. But the new year is a good time to take stock of advertising campaigns, practices and procedures to make sure they pass muster under the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) latest guidance. The FTC’s recent … Continue Reading