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Misuse of Government Ads – Editorials

EDITORIAL: A former audio clip of PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz has gone viral for its objectionable content. He can be heard telling some people – when his father Nawaz Sharif was prime minister – not to do government ads to four media houses, known to have disseminated unfriendly information …

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McDonald’s slammed for ‘insult’ ad boasting hourly wages with $ 12 bills that sparks wave of hilarious memes

MCDONALD’S has been criticized for its “insulting” advertisement that bragged about hourly wages with $ 12 bills. The ad, which boasted of their starting hourly wage of $ 12, began circulating on social media on Thanksgiving. 3 The announcement was posted on TwitterCredit: Twitter 3 Some creative social media users …

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Brussels wants to make online political advertising more transparent

The European Commission has announced new measures to make online political advertising more transparent. The plans are designed to force online platforms, like Facebook, to clearly label paid political advertising, or face fines. According to Věra Jourová, vice-president of the European Commission, who presented the proposals on Thursday, online advertising …

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Advertisement for a mobile app game banned for trivializing domestic violence

An advertisement for a mobile app game that appeared to show a man about to hit a woman with a chair was banned for trivializing and tolerating domestic violence. The in-app ad for Gold And Goblins, seen in apps Hooked Inc: Fishing Games and Quizzland in September, included a video …

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Understanding the impact of job scams

As part of our latest job scams campaign, the Disclosure and Ban Service (DBS) worked with JobsAware and Cifas to understand the impact of scams and how information collected in a scam are then used by the crooks. Signs of a potential employment scam Job scams are on the increase …

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So far, BTS has made a shocking amount of money from ads in 2021

This year, many artists have attempted to recover from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Luckily for BTS, 2021 will be one of the group’s most successful years yet. Financially, BTS members have also managed to add quite a bit of money to their bank accounts. A recent report …

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Disney launches second Filipino-inspired ad “Stepdad”

Jan Milo Severo – Philstar.com November 19, 2021 | 13:17 MANILA, Philippines – Disney has released its second Filipino-inspired Christmas ad “The Stepdad”. The latest ad focused on family unity follows last year’s “Lola”, which showcased the Filipino tradition of making empty talk in the Philippines. Released on November 3, …

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Cheshire woman sues John Lewis over Christmas commercial, says she created Edgar the dragon

A children’s book author is suing retail giant John Lewis, claiming that a dragon character used in his popular Christmas commercial is “eerily similar” to the one she created. Fay Evans, 48, of Macclesfield, published a self-published Fred the Fire Sneezing Dragon picture book in September 2017. And she says …

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OAAN President Deplores Rising Advertising Fees

Posted November 16, 2021 The chairman of the Nigeria Outdoor Advertising Agency, Mr. Emmanuel Ajufo, criticized the signage agencies for raising the prices of outdoor advertising. Ajufo, during a briefing in Lagos on Monday, lamented the exploitation the association faces from signaling agencies in different states and how this has …

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