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Leffe Beer

January 24th, 2019

October 2016: This case was voluntarily dismissed as to the named plaintiff and as to the class members. The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. April 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Anheuser-Busch for allegedly deceptively marketing Leffe Beer as being brewed in an abbey in small quantities under the supervision of


Anheuser-Busch Malt Beverages

January 24th, 2019

June 2013: These two cases were transferred to a multidistrict litigation (MDL) in Ohio to be heard with other similar cases. Click here to learn more about the MDL. (In Re: Anheuser-Busch Beer Labeling Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, MDL No. 2448) February 2013: Two class-action lawsuits were filed against Anheuser-Busch in February 2013 alleging


TINA.org Files FTC Complaint Against Diageo for Deceptive Influencer Marketing of Ciroc

December 11th, 2018

MADISON, CONN., Dec. 11, 2018 — Diageo’s Ciroc has experienced a meteoric rise in sales over the past decade thanks in part to a marketing strategy heavily focused on celebrity endorsements and promotion on social media. An investigation by truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org), however, reveals that the spirits giant has been misleading consumers with its tactics, specifically with undisclosed


Summary of Action

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram.  In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers — including Ciroc’s brand manager and chief marketing officer Sean “Diddy” Combs — in which the influencers failed to disclose their


Status and Updates

December 10th, 2018

January 7, 2019: Nearly 90 percent of the posts in TINA.org’s database of more than 1,700 Instagram ads published by Ciroc influencers, including Combs, have been taken down.  Another 180 posts have been edited, 140 of which to appropriately include #ad on the first line of the post. January 7, 2019: The Advertising Standards Authority responds to


Ciroc Deceptive Influencer Marketing Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. In addition, none of the


French Montana Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Frank Gallucci Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


FatBoy Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Erin Lim Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Ema Stokholma Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Elena Galifa Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Giulia Gaudino Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Jake Hold Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Jamay Geiger Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Jasmine Sanders Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Julissa Bermudez Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is


Justin Combs Ciroc Database

December 10th, 2018

TINA.org investigated Diageo’s use of social media influencers to market its Ciroc brand on Instagram. In doing so, TINA.org collected more than 1,700 Ciroc alcohol ads on Instagram across 50 different social media influencers in which the influencers failed to disclose their material connection to the brand in a clear and conspicuous manner. Below is



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