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How I Built A Micro-Niche Site And Earning $174/Month From AdSense

Internet is full of opportunities to make money online, and blogging is one of the smartest and rewarding way, to earn money. One big mis-conception about blogging is, you need to work day and night to make money. It’s true when you want to create a name along with money, but if your goal is […]
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FTC’s First Twitter Disclosure Crackdown Is A Wake-Up Call

The news that the Federal Trade Commission settled with an advertising agency over an allegedly deceptive Twitter campaign makes it clear that federal regulators are serious about monitoring social media marketing, even on employees’ personal accounts.
At issue was Deutsch LA’s marketing on behalf of Sony’s PlayStation Vita in 2012. The agency set up a campaign asking people to tweet about the hand-held gaming device using the hashtag #GameChanger, but according to the FTC allegations, Deutsch employees also joined in via personal Twitter accounts after being encouraged to do so by a company-wide email. And because those promotional messages didn’t disclose that Sony was a client, they ran afoul of FTC disclosure rules. Deutsch, which no longer represents Sony, didn’t admit fault, saying in a statement that it settled to avoid long legal proceedings.
The FTC warned marketers last March that its advertising disclosure standards apply to messages posted on social networks. The action agai…