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Roblox

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Roblox

TINA.org found metaverse gaming platform rife with deceptive marketing.

U.S. Cancer Centers

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U.S. Cancer Centers

TINA.org found 90% of U.S. cancer centers have used deceptive patient testimonials in their marketing materials.

DSA Companies Health Claims

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DSA Companies Health Claims

TINA.org found that 97% of DSA-member companies selling supplements have used unsubstantiated disease-treatment claims.

DSA Companies Income Claims

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DSA Companies Income Claims

TINA.org found that 97% of DSA-member companies have used atypical income claims to market the business opportunity.

Social Media Influencers

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Social Media Influencers

TINA.org found social media influencers ignored FTC warnings and continued promoting brands without proper disclosures.

Young Living

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Young Living

TINA.org investigated Young Living Essential Oils, a Utah-based multilevel marketing company that sells and markets essential oils, and found that it has used unsubstantiated health and disease-treatment claims to market…

WillaGirl

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WillaGirl

TINA.org investigated WillaGirl, Inc. and found that it was using a number of deceptive marketing tactics to promote its line of skincare products to young girls, including advertising products as…

Williams-Sonoma

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Williams-Sonoma

TINA.org investigated Williams-Sonoma and found that seven of its websites — Williams-Sonoma, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, Pottery Barn, PBteen, Pottery Barn Kids and West Elm — were marketing products as made…

Wellesse Glucosamine

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Wellesse Glucosamine

TINA.org objected — as amicus curiae — to a class-action settlement that sought to resolve claims filed against the marketers of Wellesse Joint Movement Glucosamine supplements for deceptively labeling them…

Warner Brothers

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Warner Brothers

TINA.org investigated Warner Brothers’s use of online influencers to promote video games and found that the company was violating an FTC Order that barred it from misrepresenting sponsored content as the…

Walmart

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Walmart

TINA.org investigations into Walmart have revealed that the retail giant repeatedly engaged in false and deceptive Made in USA marketing on its website, and used undisclosed stealth marketing directed at…

Vitaminwater

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Vitaminwater

TINA.org objected — as amicus curiae — to class-action settlements that sought to resolve claims filed against Coca-Cola and its subsidiary Glacéau alleging that the companies falsely advertised Vitaminwater as…

Vemma

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Vemma

TINA.org investigated Vemma Nutrition Company, an Arizona-based multilevel marketing company that sold liquid supplements, energy drinks, and weight management products, and found that it was operating a pyramid scheme that…

Vapex

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Vapex

TINA.org investigated Vapex, a Utah-based company that sold e-cigarettes, and found that it falsely claimed consumers could receive a “Free Trial’’ offer, used fake testimonials, falsely claimed it won a…

USANA

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USANA

TINA.org investigated USANA Health Sciences, a Utah-based multilevel marketing company, and found that it has used unsubstantiated disease-treatment claims to market products and atypical income claims to market the business…

Tripleflex Glucosamine

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Tripleflex Glucosamine

TINA.org objected — as amicus curiae — to a class-action settlement that sought to resolve claims that TripleFlex glucosamine supplements were deceptively marketed as being able to improve joint mobility,…

Team National

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Team National

TINA.org investigated Team National, a Florida-based multilevel marketing company that sells discounts for a variety of third-party products and services, and found that the company and its distributors used atypical…

TEFL Institute

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TEFL Institute

TINA.org investigated the TEFL Institute, an Illinois company selling “Teaching English as a Foreign Language” training and certification, and found that it falsely advertised its accreditation status.

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