Ad Law Access

Updates on advertising law and privacy law trends, issues, and developments

Diagnosis: Fake Reviews = Refunding Copays, Destroying Patients on Social Media, and Everything in Between

Like we previously reported, reviews matter . The New York Attorney General (NY AG) announced a $100,000 settlement out of its Bureau of Internet and Technology with a Manhattan-based orthopedic doctor for manipulating…

FTC Attempts End Run to Ban Meta from “Monetizing” Minors’ Data

The FTC took unprecedented action yesterday when it moved to impose what it describes as a “blanket prohibition” preventing the company from monetizing young people’s data. The FTC contends that this prohibition is…

FTC to Advertisers: We’re Tracking Your Use of Health Information

For the second time in as many months, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last week announced a settlement alleging that a company’s use and disclosure of consumers’ health information for online advertising violated…

Twitter Is The First Major Social Media Platform to Expressly Allow Cannabis Advertising

Kelley Drye

Twitter became the first social media platform to expressly allow cannabis advertising. Effective last week, Twitter’s U.S. ad policy states as follows: What's the policy? Twitter prohibits the promotion of drugs and…

Insights into Texas’ Content Moderation Law

On May 31, the US Supreme Court reinstated an injunction first implemented in December 2021 regarding HB 20, the Texas law prohibiting social media companies from certain content moderation based on viewpoints. Its…