Tag: game

What if you could substantially improve your school grades, standardized test scores, athletic performance, and future earning abilities? You might be interested, right?

That’s just what ads from LearningRx Franchise Corporation, the...

Imagine if you could improve your memory, attention, and problem solving skills in all aspects of your life — just by playing some simple “brain training” games online or on an app. Games that could help prevent age-related memory decline,...

Did you ever get an email that seemed legit, but it asked you to click a link or give up some personal information? Well, if you play massive multiplayer online games, be warned: phishers are looking for ways to get those emails into your inbox...

My mom always told me that my vision would get worse from sitting too close to a screen and playing video games — not better. But according to the FTC, Carrot Neurotechnology said you could improve your vision by buying and playing its $9.99...

If a company promises a new and innovative handheld gaming console, you’d expect the features to work as described in their ads, right? According to Sony’s settlement with the FTC, announced today, that wasn’t the case with ads for the...

Ever hand your smartphone over to your kids? You probably didn’t think it could be a hundred-dollar decision — but for some parents, it was.

Today the FTC announced that Google is settling charges that it allowed kids to spend money in apps...

Updated (5/15/14) with information on filing a complaint with the FTC

Thanks to a settlement with the FTC, Apple is refunding more than $32 million to people for in-app charges made by kids without their parent’s permission. Apple also had...

Advertising is a way to send messages to an audience. The message could be to buy a product, support a cause, or think favorably about something. Being aware of the ad's message can help you be a more informed consumer. Visit Admongo.gov to find...

Behind every ad there is someone who wants you to take a specific action. Companies often advertise their products and services to influence you to do, think, or buy something. It's important to know who the messenger is, what they want you to do...

Admongo shows kids how to identify ads, as well as advertising methods and techniques. Using Admongo and its supplemental materials gives your students the tools to become more thoughtful consumers of media and products.

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