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# advertising - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

A bar's 'Bottomless Prosecco' deal is among three ads given a slap on the wrist

Alcohol Action Ireland wasn’t happy with the ads.

# advertising - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

"You wanna feel?" - Complaints that this Opel ad is 'sexist' have been rejected Nice And Warm This post contains videos

"You wanna feel?" - Complaints that this Opel ad is 'sexist' have been rejected

Regulators say the ad was ‘light-hearted’ in nature.

# advertising - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Complaint upheld against gym over 'epileptic fit' ad

Epilepsy Ireland said the Facebook ad had caused upset and hurt to people with epilepsy and their families.

# advertising - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Dating website apologises for calling red hair and freckles 'imperfections'

People were not happy with Match.com’s campaign.

# advertising - Monday 28 March, 2016

The 9 at 9: Easter Monday

Here are the stories you need to know as you begin your day.

Denny ad was wrong to show grandfather looking at child in car, watchdog says

It was thought that the advertisement encouraged unsafe driving practices.

# advertising - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Paddy Power criticised over “money back” ads

A complainant wasn’t happy that a footnote was in a smaller font.

# advertising - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Harvey Norman ad that referenced Leaving Cert students with ‘sore heads’ banned

The advertising watchdog upheld a complaint that the ad appears to reference underage drinking.

# advertising - Thursday 10 March, 2016

You leave a data trail everywhere you go. Creepy? Maybe, but it’s the world we live in

We need to be aware of our personal data trails, and how they can be used, writes Brian Mac Namee.

# advertising - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

How bookies, e-cigarettes and kids meals can advertise changes today

Food advertisements and ads for health and beauty products will now also be subject to more stringent examinations.

# advertising - Friday 8 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 times brands just didn’t understand what Netflix and chill meant Noooooo

# advertising - Monday 4 January, 2016

Shocking and provocative but here’s why THAT Labour ad worked

Analysis: A leaked draft ad has caused some controversy but that’s probably exactly what Labour was hoping for.

# advertising - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge Arnotts is marketing a hoover as a Christmas gift ‘for her’ Gift For Her

Arnotts is marketing a hoover as a Christmas gift ‘for her’

At least it’s a fancy hoover?

# advertising - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Amazon pulls Nazi ads following backlash in New York

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the ads were offensive to World War II and Holocaust survivors.

# advertising - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge An Irish jeweller is offering free pieces to ‘real women’ to model for her website Trinkets

An Irish jeweller is offering free pieces to ‘real women’ to model for her website

Fiona De Buitlear of Trinkets Jewellery wants to see more ‘real women’ in advertising.

# advertising - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From Business ETC Here’s why people thought this ad for smoked ham was ‘offensive and disrespectful’ Ham-strung

Here’s why people thought this ad for smoked ham was ‘offensive and disrespectful’

The ASAI published its latest complaints today.

# advertising - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

From Business ETC Ireland’s biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller Read All About It

Ireland’s biggest publisher has finally stopped getting smaller

Independent News and Media has turned around its revenue after eight years.

# advertising - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Poll: Would you sign up for YouTube’s subscription plan? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you sign up for YouTube’s subscription plan?

What would you pay to get rid of those pesky ads?

# advertising - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Dublin flooring company says Caitlyn Jenner ad is a ‘celebration’ of trans people

Not everyone agrees, with TENI saying the billboard has “upset and disappointed” many people.

# advertising - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Coca-Cola now has to tell you that Vitamin Water isn’t as healthy as it claimed

It will now have “with sweeteners” in the name.

# advertising - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

From Business ETC Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is taking on Google, Facebook, and Yahoo Ad Blocking

Denis O’Brien’s Digicel is taking on Google, Facebook, and Yahoo

The company is introducing ad blocking at a network level.

# advertising - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Newstalk are in trouble over an ad that called competitors “bulls**tters”

One person was worried it would offend tourists.

# advertising - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

From Business ETC Why these award-winning Irish digital marketeers set up a secret sex shop Toy Story

Why these award-winning Irish digital marketeers set up a secret sex shop

Wolfgang Digital announced plans to hire 50 staff today – here’s how they got there.

# advertising - Sunday 30 August, 2015

This 1970s Bank of Ireland ad had a go at predicting your earnings for 2028

In the 1970s, Bank of Ireland had its crystal ball out.

# advertising - Monday 24 August, 2015

Here’s the real story behind those Labour ads you might have seen lately

Just how ordinary are the ordinary people featured in the 30-second videos you might have seen in your feed?

# advertising - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

From Business ETC How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company Rags To Riches

How one man went from a runaway living in a slum to starting a billion-dollar company

Ambarish Mitra grew up in India idolising Bill Gates.

# advertising - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Airbnb’s creepy new ad is freaking everyone out Airbnb

Airbnb’s creepy new ad is freaking everyone out

Creepy has a new mascot.

# advertising - Saturday 11 July, 2015

These are the 10 companies that spend the most on advertising

That’s a lot of cash.

# advertising - Thursday 9 July, 2015

This ‘go home Irish’ ad has created quite a buzz on the streets of Toronto

It links to a website titled pleaseleavecanada.com as well.

# advertising - Friday 3 July, 2015

You might care about your online privacy… but would you pay for it?

Would you pay for any the services you can currently use for free if it meant you had more privacy?

This is GOAL’s response to Paddy Power’s immigrant ad

Paddy Power’s latest advert has people asking if the bookies have gone too far this time.

# advertising - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From Business ETC Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end Back In The Day

Why the long era of TV advertising supremacy is about to end

Nowadays it’s all about the data.

# advertising - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

This Yves Saint Laurent ad was banned for using an ‘unhealthily underweight’ model

It’s not the first time the French fashion label has been the target of complaints.

# advertising - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The unexpected Irish link in the Mad Men finale

An iconic moment at the end of Mad Men only came about because of Ireland’s bad weather.

# advertising - Monday 11 May, 2015

Bus company drops ad campaign that had topless woman with “Ride me all day” sign

The £3 promotion has caused some uproar.

# advertising - Sunday 3 May, 2015

‘You’re bound to piss the odd person off’: Paddy Power explain why they use ads like this

“No matter how many people voice their opposition that there is always a silent majority who either find it hilarious or who couldn’t give a sh**e”.

# advertising - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From Business ETC All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly Cashing In

All the complaints over this controversial billboard may have backfired spectacularly

The advertiser looks like it’s laughing all the way to the bank.

# advertising - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

‘It is not ok to sing and dance while driving a car’

The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland received complaints about a recent Toyota advertisement among others.

From The Daily Edge Budweiser was forced to apologise after this ‘unsavoury’ tagline appeared on bottles

Budweiser was forced to apologise after this ‘unsavoury’ tagline appeared on bottles

People have accused it of promoting “rape culture”.

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