FDA Targets Companies for Facebook 'Likes.' Is Twitter Next?
By Alexander Gaffney, RAC -
Published 12 August 2014
Over the last two years, two companies have found themselves in the sights of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after the regulator warned them for violating federal advertising regulations by "liking" unapproved claims on the social networking website Facebook. But while FDA's warnings have yet to set off a wider crackdown on pharmaceutical companies, recent changes to the social media platform Twitter have raised the possibility that similar attention might soon be focused there.
Categories: News, US, FDA, Compliance, Labeling
Tags: Twitter, Favorite, Favorites, Facebook, Like, Liking, Favoriting, Advertising Regulation