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ASA @ASA_UK London

We're the Advertising Standards Authority, the UK's independent regulator for advertising across all media, including online and in social media.

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We welcome this report and will read and consider its findings with great interest. It is an important contribution… https://t.co/29CSGs1EkO
6/29
2020
@traceyfutures @timeguide Hi. The 'pitch' to you isn't covered by our rules. But if you did write a review it would… https://t.co/tkLAI0BzhPCBD containing products are increasingly popular but can be subject to complex regulatory regimes that could either… https://t.co/hcFLe71pgu
Retweeted by ASAIn this week's #ScamShare bulletin: Call blockers campaign Frequently reported phone scams Another HMRC scam Conta… https://t.co/zfft7d4WS3
Retweeted by ASAScams Awareness Fortnight might be coming to an end, but our work to protect consumers isn't. If you see an online… https://t.co/31x8RJJHTb❓ How can we stand together against scams? ❔ How can we protect ourselves together? Our Senior Campaigns and Pub… https://t.co/9LHiJCIkL8
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6/26
2020
Want to brush up on the advertising rules? Use the code JUNE20 at the checkout to get 20% off any of our eLearning… https://t.co/ycA8OQd1HB
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6/25
2020
@123Design Hi Janice. It's an important ruling - misleading health claims not only treat consumers unfairly they ca… https://t.co/bXqefs3pVbWorried about an elderly/vulnerable person who's being hassled by constant nuisance/scam calls? Put your mind at r… https://t.co/H55cAzR5XJ
Retweeted by ASADon't be embarrassed about reporting scams — they can happen to anyone! For information on how to report a scam,… https://t.co/qHRjNDGuiV
Retweeted by ASAThis ad actually claimed a bra could reduce breast cancer risk. Yes, really. https://t.co/DtUG2ejZec via @HuffPostUKLifeWe've published our latest rulings https://t.co/dbGYsX8oPm This week: Misleading claims that a bra could reduce the… https://t.co/SJM9jsyIvH
6/24
2020
@creak_j Hi Johanna. Thanks for getting in touch. We don't intervene in disputes over intellectual property/copyrig… https://t.co/gJMS914ktNReally pleased to see @MartinSLewis on @itvMLshow encouraging people to report online scam ads to @ASA_UK using ne… https://t.co/xIaTEUToE7
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6/19
2020
In this week's #ScamShare bulletin #ShutOutScammers More #TestAndProtect scams Scam Ad Alert system from @ASA_UKhttps://t.co/FIGK6G2eQB
Retweeted by ASA @susan_helmont Our initiative focuses on a specific type of online scam. We worked with the relevant industry body… https://t.co/8RrvUhfOb6Did you know 1 in 3 people have been contacted by a scammer since the coronavirus outbreak began? How #ScamAwarehttps://t.co/YBgKHxdIw0
Retweeted by ASA @susan_helmont Hi Sue. If a consumer spots what they think is a scam ad and reports it to us we’ll assess that and,… https://t.co/PQhvzaxKEy
6/18
2020
@heather_waugh No problems at all, you're welcome. We have to be careful to avoid making judgements here (without g… https://t.co/bh8mUNglfU @heather_waugh Hi. We have specific rules on harm & social responsibility https://t.co/GwG2TgVG0E & place a particu… https://t.co/JUiE6chebx @trev_lyons_tom @heather_waugh @goodclimate @NetworkRailSCOT @networkrail @BTPScotland @RailChaplainshttps://t.co/AadeVO72p2FREE WEBINAR - 2PM TODAY: ‘Transparency and Responsibility in Advertising’ @EDAATweets has expert speakers from… https://t.co/NaEXTh6ipD
Retweeted by ASAWe've published our latest batch of rulings https://t.co/dbGYsX8oPm One formal ruling again this week. Read the det… https://t.co/hUhMNFwA1p
6/17
2020
@DanielFreytag Hi Daniel. Our ad rules do not contain a requirement for alcohol brands to include an age verificati… https://t.co/ogYEagDWU9As part of our new Scam Ad Alert system we've launched a new, quick reporting form, meaning people can submit a sho… https://t.co/5416o3Ve8z.@ASA_UK have today launched a UK Scam Ad Alert system in partnership with major digital advertising & social media… https://t.co/IMWjLsPTMB
Retweeted by ASA @peaceandprotect @IABUK In the same way that crimes are sometimes committed before the public report them to the po… https://t.co/ndU716SrZAWe've launched a new Scam Ad Alert system to help tackle bogus online ads that leave consumers out of pocket. Worki… https://t.co/usxCmaMfUT
6/16
2020
One in three Brits targeted by a scammer so far during lockdown Over a third of British adults (36%) have been the… https://t.co/OSUsmdBjXp
Retweeted by ASAToday is the launch of the #ShutOutScammers campaign which aims to prevent doorstep crime across Scotland. Keep a… https://t.co/7ylyR6NmDx
Retweeted by ASA🆕 Our research suggests more than 1 in 3 people in the UK have been contacted by a scammer since lockdown began.… https://t.co/DfNSjzSE8A
Retweeted by ASAAre you #ScamAware? We and others, including @CitizensAdvice and @CMAgovUK, are supporting Scam Awareness fortnight… https://t.co/f1smE55cOyIt’s Scams Awareness Fortnight! It’s never been more important to Be #ScamAware. Find out how to get involved on ou… https://t.co/FUQTc4RVuo
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6/15
2020
We've published our latest batch of rulings https://t.co/dbGYsX8oPm One formal ruling this week. Read the details o… https://t.co/6j5OkhUV50
6/10
2020
We're taking action against holiday lets firms who refused to refund cancelled trips due to the #coronavirus outbre… https://t.co/mmDEHuNRwH
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6/9
2020
1-in-4 online ad complaints are #influencer posts says report. Complaints about influencer posts made up more than… https://t.co/Qa4fG9REG9
Retweeted by ASA[UPCOMING FREE WEBINAR] Weds 17 June, 2PM BST: ‘Transparency and Responsibility in Advertising’ @EDAATweets has ga… https://t.co/BFCLKfbAXb
Retweeted by ASABritish political advertising must be regulated. An excellent explanation from ⁦@guyparker2⁩ ⁦@ASA_UK⁩ https://t.co/cCtXiQjucp
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6/5
2020
In honour of World Environment Day tomorrow, here's some guidance to help you make sure you make sustainable claims… https://t.co/hFlDN4nru9
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6/4
2020
Influencer posts to blame for one in four online ad complaints to ASA: https://t.co/cea7dCwXzj #comms @ASA_UK https://t.co/C3e1OGcu6Q
Retweeted by ASABritish political advertising must be regulated. How to do it is a harder question | Guy Parker https://t.co/zPIdl2Ril0We're, alongside @CAP_UK, changing the way we work, through prioritisation (delivering lighter touch regulation whe… https://t.co/7QDM5PVg1sOur Annual Report details how, as part of a five year strategy to have more impact online, we're using cutting-edge… https://t.co/1h3onhVlHPHow the UK’s ad watchdog is using AI and data science to have more impact https://t.co/h68TNU4N5SOur Annual Report 2019, published today, sets out how the use of technology is helping us to be more effective in h… https://t.co/BOA8eK1JXSWe've published our latest batch of rulings https://t.co/dbGYsX8oPm Two cases involving gambling ads this week. Fin… https://t.co/i2GwkfIvcj
6/3
2020
@benripleyphoto @debtexpertnow Hi Ben. If you'd like us to look into this ad could you please pop some details into… https://t.co/q829TF3Vue
6/1
2020
Trading Standards officers have found that a USB stick claiming to be a 5G BioShield and offering a 'wearable holog… https://t.co/VqepJi5MHz
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5/29
2020
Today, we have published a joint Enforcement Notice with @CAP_UK for advertising vitamin shots claiming to treat or… https://t.co/FpSfgjC0tk
Retweeted by ASACAP's latest Enforcement Notice makes clear that vitamin shots shouldn't be advertised as 'treatments' for Covid-19… https://t.co/RZBlcNXuYg
5/28
2020
@BIANCADANIEL01 We recommend re-reading the ruling. The ad made a clear reference to covid-19. If you've seen an ad… https://t.co/bLzKFasmT4 @BIANCADANIEL01 Hi Bianca. The advertiser wasn't making a hydration claim. Companies aren't banned from advertising… https://t.co/Bj9a08B73JBBC News - Coronavirus: Apprentice star's ads banned over Covid-19 claims https://t.co/hTbzkyn5svRead our latest batch of rulings https://t.co/dbGYsX8oPm Including: A fast-tracked investigation into ads by Reviva… https://t.co/6QFOSUwiGU
5/27
2020
Our new reporting form for consumers helps us take quick & effective action against problem Covid-19 related ads. W… https://t.co/PPEVo50y6A
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5/26
2020
We've launched an investigation into several major websites to see whether they're doing enough to protect shoppers… https://t.co/VUaY73zDJS
Retweeted by ASAOur reporting on exposure data forms part of our ongoing commitment to making sure the rules are working effectivel… https://t.co/dk0eHbtsJ3 @meejahoar Hi Lizzie. Thank you, we will look out for that. Re your follow-up point, on matters of harm & offence,… https://t.co/RcfqpIZ7GtDid you know that children today are seeing almost half as many TV ads as they did in 2008? However many they see,… https://t.co/F7gzTj8ZS4Portman Group Chief Executive John Timothy welcomes the new @ASA_UK report showing that children's exposure to alco… https://t.co/jWwQcV2Rxv
Retweeted by ASA @meejahoar Hi Lizzie. Where possible we will reply to comments and join in the conversation where we can. We can't,… https://t.co/5fDVOzJ2wmWe’ve published our latest Exposure Report looking at trends in how often, and for how long, children are seeing ad… https://t.co/jLm3asN3Yw
5/22
2020
Thanks for having me @GRHAPPG Proud to speak about the regulation we deliver @ASA_UK and @CAP_UK https://t.co/ggKYy4Isfr
Retweeted by ASAWe've published our latest batch of rulings https://t.co/dbGYsX8oPm Just the one this week. A car buying comparison… https://t.co/KZ2Fq6hVaE
5/20
2020
Don't forget to book your place on our Virtual Advice:am next week! We will be taking a closer look at the rules on… https://t.co/hJj8Sqt4ez
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5/15
2020
Businesses join forces to combat COVID-19 scams - National Trading Standards https://t.co/D6H5e0sZhvIn this week's #ScamShare bulletin: Online puppy scams 🐕 Delivery issues Fake / overpriced face masks @vistalworkshttps://t.co/m4qagrN84S
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5/14
2020
Before signing up to a subscription, as yourself "how free is this 'free trial?'" We and @CMAgovUK are encouraging… https://t.co/0MCOD7ceypWe and @CMAgovUK are reminding people of the dangers of 'subscription traps', as well as offering questions to ask… https://t.co/suHy8o6muAAdverts exploiting coronavirus health anxieties banned by watchdog https://t.co/tJrIPDBDQ1Read our latest rulings https://t.co/dbGYsX8oPm This week: We publish two fast-tracked cases involving an ad for vi… https://t.co/yLvrWlPbWi
5/13
2020
Our new reporting form for consumers helps us take quick & effective action against problem Covid-19 related ads. W… https://t.co/PPEVo50y6A
5/12
2020
In this week's #ScamShare bulletin: Travel Refunds / Cancellation Rights ✈️ Doorbell disinfecting scams 🚪 Zoom ema… https://t.co/zE0l14i1WT
Retweeted by ASAMany promoters will have found that the unexpected situation caused by coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has derailed some of… https://t.co/vXxLhOwNaY
Retweeted by ASAWith consumers spending more time at home, free trials become more & more appealing - but marketers must make very… https://t.co/FCgcH2wCVi
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5/7
2020
Alan Sugar 'misled' fans when promoting tooth-whitening business https://t.co/PdCPft0Jhq via @MailOnline @phorenzik Hi. Our ruling sets out what the problem was under our rules https://t.co/6nqODKKUvd A key part of that… https://t.co/n4bR39GysqLord Sugar tweet broke UK advertising rules, says watchdog https://t.co/vF9HsmfXW5BBC News - Lord Alan Sugar teeth whitening tweet banned by advertising watchdog https://t.co/nyM05i3mgWWe've published our latest rulings https://t.co/dbGYsX8oPm This week: Social media posts by Lord Sugar and Stacey S… https://t.co/MpCNiBSjQJ
5/6
2020
Tune in for our Virtual Advice:am on 'Promotions, Discounts & Competitions' on the 19th May. During this online ses… https://t.co/mp4Z6vPmBk
Retweeted by ASAOur website is currently offline while we make some necessary updates. We hope to have it back online as soon as possible.
5/5
2020
In this week's #ScamShare bulletin: Info about ticket refunds @STARticketing Business grant scams #COVID19 charit… https://t.co/uUFbfg02iQ
Retweeted by ASA @solomonsifa @ANGIEBROOKS11 Hi Dominic. If you're worried about financial fraud you should immediately contact the… https://t.co/yVO5lPUuktOur #coronavirus taskforce is investigating reports of businesses failing to respect cancellation rights. We’re re… https://t.co/01cNtIdneK
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4/30
2020
Sorelle UK Brand Ltd breaks UK ad rules https://t.co/QnqraePIvc for misleading “faux fur” claims for clothes on the… https://t.co/EFMXn5HBCVWe've published our latest batch of rulings https://t.co/KwNEUoHhuT Find out more about the ads that prompted compl… https://t.co/rlJjTTlRsG
4/29
2020
@Route66Justice @CAP_UK @Simpleasfat Hi. Please see our Twitter feed for an update.ASC Twelve Ltd t/a Simple As Fat has been referred to our legal backstop Trading Standards for breaking UK Ad Rules… https://t.co/CRKtd42nnuWe and @MHRAgovuk are warning businesses advertising IV drips as coronavirus "cures" that enforcement action is com… https://t.co/7G3OYJsFAl
Retweeted by ASAWe're putting advertisers on notice: if you sell IV drips, don't make false claims about their effectiveness in cur… https://t.co/NZnNZUEBDd
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4/27
2020
@kittyjenner Hi. We very much appreciate the support. No press release, as such. But in case this helps, alongside… https://t.co/gNklvyYylY @kittyjenner You're right, initial sanction is to have problem claims removed. Proportionate, we believe, in first… https://t.co/huNZkUP3vT @kittyjenner We can only act after an ad has appeared. A bit like our courts take action after a crime is committed… https://t.co/yFY2nbmC2RASC Twelve Ltd t/a Simple As Fat is listed as a non-compliant advertiser for breaking UK Ad Rules with misleading w… https://t.co/AJHbLXkhmb
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4/24
2020
Read this week's #ScamShare bulletin for info on the latest scams affecting Scottish consumers: Travel cancellatio… https://t.co/3b34NHjP3a
Retweeted by ASAJoin us on the 19th May for our Virtual Advice:am on 'Promotional Marketing'. Our experts will be offering insight… https://t.co/UMwFCcIQzJ
Retweeted by ASAWe've published an Advice Notice giving guidance for gambling operators on how to stay within the advertising rules… https://t.co/2AvI6Ufnfg
Retweeted by ASASurge in fake coronavirus treatment ads sees ASA rethink its priorities https://t.co/za1M2lUpqf via @thedrum
4/23
2020
BBC News - Coronavirus: Ads for vitamin drips banned by regulator https://t.co/VjvI9t1ww6
4/22
2020

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