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GT 72 and GT 80 Series of Gaming Laptops

May 31st, 2017

In April 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Micro-Star International Co. and MSI Computer Corp. for allegedly misleadingly marketing that consumers can upgrade the graphics card in the GT 72 and 80 series of gaming laptops from NVIDIA GTX 970 and 980 GPUs to later generations of the NVIDIA GPUs – such as the


Ryan ToysReview: Target Audience

August 28th, 2019

In order to establish the age of Ryan ToysReview’s target audience, TINA.org conducted an appraisal of every video published on the YouTube channel between January 1 and July 31, 2019, which revealed that 92 percent promote at least one product or television/YouTube program that is appropriate for – and targeted at – children under the


ASUS ROG Strix GL502VS and GL502VSK Laptops

June 13th, 2018

June 2018: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-3369, N. D. CA.) May 2018: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against the manufacturers and marketers of the ASUS ROG Strix GL502VS and GL502VSK laptops. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the companies misleadingly market the laptops as portable laptops with graphics processors that


Maingear

January 3rd, 2018

“Significant imported content” means computers can’t be marketed as “Built in the USA.”


No Man’s Sky

October 4th, 2016

The sky is not the limit for this overhyped game, consumers complain.


iTriage App

July 21st, 2016

Health care app makes changes to data collection disclosures following self-regulatory review.


Sega’s Sonic Runners App

July 20th, 2016

Self-regulatory body says children’s game ran afoul of a mobile guidance regarding data collection.


Machinima

September 3rd, 2015

Look for disclosures when reading or watching reviews online. The pitch could be a paid endorsement.


E-Cigarette Database

September 1st, 2015

TINA.org’s analysis of the marketing and advertising claims on the websites included in this database was conducted between July-August 2015 following a routine Google search for e-cigarette companies. Highlights are added for emphasis. The list of criteria TINA.org used to note questionable claims can be found here. Company Name Health Cheaper Smoke Anywhere E-liquid (Kids)


Vulcun

March 24th, 2015

Live long and you might (emphasis on might) prosper from this gaming site’s deposit bonus.



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