Misleading Instagram Filter Use – UK Ad Authority Is On The Case
Influencers did not discuss self-tanning products’ efficacy in Instagram stories picked up by associated brands, but they did use in-app filters that made their skin appear darker. The Advertising Standards Authority tackled the ads after receiving complaints.
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