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Vanessa Agbar is a graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, obtaining certifications in cybersecurity and healthcare law. She also interned for the Hon. Lynn Stewart Mays of the Circuit Court of Baltimore City, where she researched social media authentication and drafted post-conviction opinions.

The Federal Trade Commission recently finalized updates to its Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising, which address the FTC’s latest thinking about how the truth-in-advertising standards under the FTC Act apply to endorsement and review-related issues.

The updated Guides expand or clarify guidance related to (1) who can be considered