Attention Canadians: Changes to Paid Social Media Endorsements

Attention Canadians: Changes to Paid Social Media Endorsements

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Canadians should take note of some important information in this article, How new rules could change Canada’s social media marketing landscape, from Canadian Business. We’re waiting on news as to rules surrounding social media influencers and bloggers and whether or not they’re being paid to promote products.

Here’s an excerpt:

“Bloggers and social media personalities are now wondering what the new rules will mean for them. Advertising Standards Canada, the organization that will be enacting the guidelines later this year or by early 2017, says they will closely reflect the rules administered in the United States by the Federal Trade Commission

Read the full article here.


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