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Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)

The FCA regulates the financial services industry in the UK. Included n the FCA's remit is regulation of financial product marketing. The FCA have produced guidance on financial promotions in general, and also on social media. The guidance covers character limitations, the use of images, non-intended recipients and consumers forwarding or sharing communications. 

Freemium model

A type of business model that works by providing basic services, or a basic downloadable digital product, for free, whilst charging a premium price for advanced or special features.