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Experian’s Future of Fraud Forecast Reveals Threats Facing Businesses in 2021 and Beyond

The five fraud predictions include emerging digital dangers and automated attacks expected in the new year With the growing threat of fraud fueled by the digital acceleration that took place in 2020, Experian released its 2021 Future of Fraud Forecast that reveals five emerging fraud threats facing businesses. The rapid increase in digital use created a perfect storm for fraudsters to quickly find new ways to steal funds, capitalizing on consumers’ lack of familiarity with digital platforms and the resource…

FTC Requires Mobile Advertising Company to Stop Misleading Users About In-Game Rewards

Tapjoy got hundreds of thousands of complaints about failure to provide rewards promised to consumers, agency alleges A California-based mobile advertising company has settled Federal Trade Commission allegations that it failed to provide in-game rewards users were promised for completing advertising offers. As part of the proposed settlement, Tapjoy, Inc., is prohibited from misleading users about the rewards they can earn and must monitor its third-party advertiser partners to ensure they do what is necessary to enable…

Frere Enterprises: The FTC’s Focus on Social Media Influencer Marketing Protects Consumers

Social media influencer marketing has become incredibly useful for brands looking to expand their online reach. It can also be a very lucrative business for people who have large social media followings. A problem arising from the increase in influencer marketing is that it's often not clear when influencers have been paid to share their endorsement of a brand's product. Many businesses/brands and influencers are still failing to comply despite numerous warnings from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on how to disclose a…

TechBytes with Fatima Nadine Khan, Chief Privacy Officer, Demandbase

Fatima Nadine Khan Chief Privacy Officer, Demandbase GDPR could be the most disruptive event of the year for marketers. Last year, marketers spoke about the power of Intent Data and the way it could change the face of Customer Data Platforms and marketing performance forever. But, then came the long list of questions on the privacy of data! Today, every fifth company in the tech industry has either hired a legal counsel or added a Chief Privacy Officer to manage the probable disruptions. To get answers to all our…