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Ina Fried May 7
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Melania Trump recycles FTC tips for anti-cyberbullying push

Melania Trump's tips for protecting kids online (right) are nearly identical to a 2014 FTC brochure (left).
Melania Trump's tips for protecting kids online (right) are nearly identical to a 2014 FTC brochure (left).

The most striking thing about anti-cyberbullying tips released by Melania Trump Monday was just how much was taken straight from a 2014 FTC pamphlet. Reporters and bloggers immediately seized on the similarities, which included a near-identical cover and almost verbatim passages.

Why it matters: The effort has been greeted with skepticism since it was announced, given the President's propensity to use his Twitter account to mock and pillory political opponents.