The ruling centred on a video published by Emily Canham that promoted products made by the hair-styling brand GHD
The regulator said it should have featured a ‘#ad’ hashtag or similar label.
Until now, the body has focused on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube, as well as traditional media
“This may be our first ruling on a TikTok post, but brands, advertisers and influencers should be fully aware that the ad rules apply to them across online and in social media,” a spokesman for the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) told the BBC
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A wide range of law enforcement agencies including police, immigration, and border control, transport police, social assistance and child protection services, and labour inspectorates participated in the joint action
The actions led to 388 arrests, 19 additional suspects were identified, and 40 new investigations initiated
Overall, 249 potential victims of human trafficking were identified, 61 of whom were confirmed to be minors.The ages of 107 victims have not yet been determined
The national authorities focused on border crossings and main transport hubs to identify potential victims and suspects of human trafficking
Each country adopted the activities according to the types of child trafficking that were nationally prevalent.