It’s Official: Bloggers Are Recognized by the FTC

As I have been discussing here in the past few months, the issue of payola, pay-per-post, freebies, and other incentives by marketers to entice blog coverage has come under review of the Federal Trade Commission. They have published new rules covering paid reviews and celebrity endorsements. The vote was 4-0 in favor. Keep in mind, that just about all of us can…

Friday Buzz Report for Bare Feet Blog 080725

I feel like starting virtually very post here with a mea culpa. I have so many blog ideas but often run out of time. After all, we also produce an almost daily video podcast which takes a couple of hours each, and now I am helping to create the unconference PodCamp Hawaii. Of course I Tweet and FriendFeed too, so this mea…