January, 2014

Jan 6

Twitter Chat with FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen

Twitter Chat with Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen When: Monday, Jan. 6th 1-2pm ET Hashtag: #FTCpriv Twitter Account: @MOhlhausenFTC Please join FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen in a Twitter Chat to discuss privacy, the Internet of Things, and more before her panel event at the Consumer...
Jan 7

Press Conference: FTC to Announce Initiative Against Deceptive Claims Made by National Marketers of Fad Weight Loss Products

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. ET, to announce an initiative against deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. WHO: Jessica Rich, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection WHEN:
Jan 8

Twitter Chat on Weight-Loss Claims

Who: Mary Engle, Division of Ad PracticesWhen: Wed., Jan. 8, 2014Time: 12:30-1:30pm ETHashtag: #AskFTCAccount: @FTC Please join FTC staff in discussing its recent sweep against deceptive claims made by national marketers of fad weight-loss products, learn about our new 'Gut Check'...
Jan 13

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number to get a tax refund or a job. Find out what you can do about it, and how you can help others during Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. There will be a number of regional events throughout the U.S. during the...
Jan 15

FTC to Announce Settlement With Major Technology Company

WHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference to announce a settlement with a major technology company. WHO: Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission
Jan 15

Twitter Chat: FTC Settlement With Apple

FTC staff will discuss the agency's settlement with Apple with the public at 2 p.m. ET on Twitter. Follow @FTC and tweet questions with the hashtag: #AskFTC. For more information about how the FTC hosts question and answers online, see Twitter Chats.
Jan 16

Tax ID Theft Twitter Chats

The FTC will co-host a Twitter Chat in English with the Identity Theft Resource Center on Jan. 16th at 2pm ET. Follow @FTC and use the hashtag #IDTheftChat. Learn how to protect yourself from this growing form of ID theft, and what to do if you're a victim. FTC staff will also host...