Twitter Chats 2010-2011

FTC Twitter Chats

The FTC hosts or participates in a variety of Twitter chats to immediately share news of interest and answer questions about the work the agency is doing to protect America’s consumers and ensure competition in the marketplace.

Check out the FTC's Events page for upcoming Twitter chats. We generally promote each chat on Twitter via the FTC's primary Twitter account @FTC, through the media, and email updates. The following is a list of transcripts of previous chats.

Topic Date Details Hashtag
Facebook Settlement November 2011 FTC Attorney Laura Berger hosted a Twitter chat to discuss the FTC’s settlement with Facebook. #FTCpriv
Reebok Settlement September 2011 FTC East Central Region attorneys Larissa Bungo and Dana Barragate hosted a Twitter chat to discuss the FTC’s settlement with Reebok. #FTCbcp
COPPA Changes September 2011 FTC staff attorneys Phyllis Marcus and Mamie Kresses participated in a weekly privacy Twitter chat co-hosted by EPIC to discuss proposed changes to COPPA. #PrivChat
Google Buzz March 2011 FTC announced a proposed settlement with Google over the rollout of its Buzz Social Network and former FTC staff attorney Katie Ratte answered questions. #FTCpriv
Draft Privacy Report December 2010 FTC released a preliminary proposed staff report on privacy and hosted its first Twitter chat. Maneesha Mithal answered questions. #FTCpriv