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Instagram and Whatsapp's new checkout feature to rival WeChat pay?

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019



WeChat is a monolith in China - a holy grail of network apps, and Instagram and Whatsapp are under its spell. Both are making moves to support in-app shopping and payment capabilities - so what does this mean for brand protection?

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Sportswear fakes promoted on social media, sold on marketplaces

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

Red Points has published market research about the sports industry and counterfeiting trends. This article looks at some of the most important conclusions.

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How to report a seller on Facebook

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Feb 15, 2019

This article will walk you through the process of finding and reporting infringement using Facebook's various reporting options.

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Facebook Marketplace scams: an overview

Posted by Brogan Woodburn on Friday, Feb 8, 2019

In this article Red Points takes a look at the scams that litter Facebook Marketplace, putting both consumers and brands at risk. 

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Counterfeit makeup finds its home on Facebook

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Jan 24, 2019

This article takes a look at the world of counterfeit beauty products, and reviews research undertaken by Red Points.

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[Index] Reporting counterfeit goods online

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

If you’ve found counterfeits of your products online, and are looking for a way to remove them, then take a look through the guides found here.

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Guide to brand protection on social media

Posted by Ryan Williams on Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

Counterfeiters’ presence on social media is difficult to deny, and their presence seems to be growing. That said, there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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The growth of fake products on social media

Posted by Ryan Williams on Friday, Nov 2, 2018

The recent explosion of counterfeit products on social media platforms is nothing short of staggering. Sellers of fake goods have flocked to sites like Facebook and Instagram to peddle their products in huge numbers.

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How to remove counterfeits from Instagram

Posted by Ryan Williams on Thursday, May 31, 2018

Have you found counterfeits on Instagram? Is someone stealing your designs or your creative works? Put an end to it today with our guide.

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Does Facebook have a counterfeit problem?

Posted by Gordon Mcconnell on Friday, Jan 12, 2018

In response to increased policing on ecommerce, have counterfeiters moved their focus to Facebook as a sales channel?

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