Topic: Social networks

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Twitter reports sharp rise in impersonation, as verification chaos continues

Twitter has released its latest transparency report, revealing a stark increase in reports of impersonation accounts targeting individuals and brands.

26 April 2023

Class 9 overcrowding warning: INTA calls for uniformity in treatment of metaverse goods and services

INTA has released two reports exploring challenges and best practices surrounding trademark protection in the metaverse and NFT environments.

17 April 2023

Koo: brand protection on one of the world’s fastest-growing social networks

WTR speaks with Koo’s head of legal & policy about what trademark practitioners need to know about protecting their brands on the platform.

06 April 2023

Six social media trends to stay ahead of

Featured in WTR Special Report Q1 2023: Anti-counterfeiting strategy playbook: How to combat the growing trade in fake goods, online and offline

04 April 2023

The Tencent approach to brand protection and anti-counterfeiting in a technology-driven world

In an exclusive guest post, Ross Zhang, legal counsel at Tencent, reveals the brand protection and anti-counterfeiting approach adopted by Weixin, and presents data on its enforcement efforts in 2022.

28 March 2023

Meta launches campaign to educate “tens of millions of people” on dangers of counterfeiting

Meta has launched a new video campaign that aims to engage users on the dangers of counterfeiting and the need for vigilance when purchasing products via its platforms.

02 March 2023

USTR resists calls to include social media platforms in Notorious Markets List

The Office of the US Trade Representative has released its 2022 Notorious Markets List, resisting calls to include social media and US platforms accused of facilitating counterfeiting.

01 February 2023

“Unreliable and inefficient” – Twitter IP enforcement falters under Elon Musk ownership

Reports of longer response times and a drop in the success rate of takedown notices on Twitter, leaving brands vulnerable to exploitation, impersonation and other risks.

30 January 2023

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