IAB Sorts Out Native Ahead of FTC Workshop

Suggests one-size-fits-all guidelines won't work

Timed to coincide with the Federal Trade Commission's workshop this week on native advertising, the Interactive Advertising Bureau plans to release a prospectus on the industry's hottest ad format. The report is the digital community's first pass at defining best practices for a $3 billion format that has caught the attention of regulators because of its potential to blur the lines between advertising and editorial.