China defied U.S. federal law in its publication of communist ads on several American newspapers, an investigative report claims.
Designed to appear like common news stories, propaganda articles from the state-owned China Daily have appeared on influential publications such as the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal for years.
Fashion house Dolce & Gabbana was reportedly forced to cancel their Shanghai show after releasing ads that featured an Asian model helplessly trying to eat Italian food with chopsticks.
The “instructional” ads, which have now been deleted, targeted the Chinese market for the brand’s latest “DG Loves China” campaign; one which has already faced controversy for racism in the past.
Dutch Mill Myanmar has come under fire for “body-shaming” in its latest ad showing a man who looks shocked and disgusted after seeing a woman with a protruding belly.
The 30-second commercial by the dairy producer was first posted online by Dutch Mill Myanmar last August.
New York ad agency Ogilvy & Mather‘s Hong Kong branch has thought of a brilliant and fiery way to promote Kentucky Fried Chicken’s spicy chicken.
The agency photoshopped KFC Hong Kong’s spicy chicken to make it look like flames and smoke coming out of a rocket ship, as can be seen in a Facebook post made by Post-Production Advertising, which managed to gather more than 7,700 shares and 6,700 reactions.
Nathan Chen will be featured in one of the several commercial advertisements during the Super Bowl this Sunday.
The Asian American figure skating wonder from Salt Lake City, who recently became the United States Men’s Figure Skating Champion, is starring in a minute-long ad for NBC’s broadcast of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.
In response to “several issues” that affected its community and advertising partners on YouTube, Google announced “tough but necessary” changes in monetization effective in 2018.
To begin with, new channels must now have 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 hours of viewing time within the past 12 months to qualify for ads, also known as the YouTube Partner Program (YPP). For channels currently enrolled in the program, the new requirements will be enforced by Feb. 20, 2018. Previously, channels only needed 10,000 views to be eligible for the program.
One remorseful Chinese husband from Sichuan Province went through great lengths to tell his wife that he’s sorry by placing his apologies on more than 620 advertisement boards.
The apologetic husband, whose surname is Wang, went to the trouble of spending 3,000 yuan ($451) worth of ad space on 626 taxi cabs throughout Guangyan.
A Singaporean ad is attracting mixed reactions throughout social media for assuming that data deprivation is practically similar to starvation.
In a recent marketing campaign, local mobile operator Circles.Life launched posters akin to UN visuals that highlight faces and facts of poverty.
Facebook earns most of its billions from advertisers who get information from every “like,” news story click, status update and photo caption users put on the social media site. These translate to customized ads on users’ newsfeeds.
While it is not a secret that Facebook collects every piece of information a user provides, not many are aware that opting out of such tracking is very doable.
Sexual objectification of women has been a recurring selling point in commercial advertising.
A revealing video shows how pervasive it actually is when these ads are compiled together. The #WomenNotObjects campaign created a short and powerful video to demonstrate the kind of messages these images convey to society.
Some outrageous posters from the golden era of advertising during the 1950s and 1960s would be considered pretty ridiculous today. It’s hard to believe that some of the campaigns put out by the Madison Avenue team of advertising executives were socially acceptable back in the day. A number of them portray women as submissive and weak while others are outright racist.
The beautiful and submissive housewife and stay-at-home mother. That is why she needs a vacuum cleaner.
An Imgur gallery of cocaine paraphernalia advertisements went viral today on Reddit. The gallery consists of several posters of tools for the once extremely popular drug.
Today, the prominent drug is marijuana with the legalization of the plant in several states and smoke shops set up just about every half block, but in the late 70s and throughout the 80s, the beast on the streets was cocaine.