X was caught running unlabeled ads in September. Now the issue is in the hands of the FTC.

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X was caught running unlabeled ads in September. Now the issue is in the hands of the FTC.

Independent non-profit Check My Ads filed a formal complaint with the FTC urging an investigation over the advertising practices at X, including the lack of disclosure about which posts are ads.

TechCrunch encountered this issue ourselves in September. Of the unlabeled ads we saw, the only indication they were ads was by clicking on the three-dot menu, instead of seeing the usual “ad” or “promoted” labels on the posts.

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