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[Excerpt from my guest post over at Tubefilter.com]

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced Thursday they have reached a proposed settlement of charges against two popular YouTubers, Trevor “TmarTn” Martin and Thomas “Syndicate” Cassell, for failure to properly disclose ownership interests in the online gambling service CSGO Lotto following endorsements made in a series of YouTube videos and tweets.

This is the first time the FTC has taken action against individual social media influencers and serves as a very public example of what can happen when influencers share sponsored content on social platforms without proper disclosures.

Continue reading over on Tubefilter!

Franklin Graves is the founder of Frankly Legal. He's an internet creator and practicing attorney based out of Nashville, TN.

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