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Breitbart
Advertising Watchdog Moves To Ban “Idealised” Images Of Pretty Womenwomen in ads” because of an “increasing political and public debate” driven by
Advertising Watchdog Moves To Ban “Idealised” Images Of Pretty Women
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
women in ads” because of an “increasing political and public debate” driven by “offended” feminists on social media. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has already started banning ads featuring attractive women, that supposedly cause... Read more
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Evening Standard
Nurofen fined in Australia for ‘misleading’ shoppersmake it clear the products are equally effective at treating forms of pain. The
Nurofen fined in Australia for ‘misleading’ shoppers
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
make it clear the products are equally effective at treating forms of pain. The ruling does not affect the UK although the Advertising Standards Authority is investigating whether a Nurofen Express TV ad misled customers. The watchdog found prices... Read more
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ABC News
Ads With Gender Stereotypes Targeted by British Authority“unhealthily thin” body images and oversexualize models, and now it may add gen
Ads With Gender Stereotypes Targeted by British Authority
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
“unhealthily thin” body images and oversexualize models, and now it may add gender stereotyping to its crackdown list. The Advertising Standards Authority announced today that it plans to investigate gender stereotyping in ads -- and it's asking... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Advertising complaints can also be referred to the National Consumer Commissionof its special deals. Consumer Charles Hellaby complained about the deal‚ sayi
Advertising complaints can also be referred to the National Consumer Commission
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
of its special deals. Consumer Charles Hellaby complained about the deal‚ saying its advertising was misleading‚ but the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said in a ruling that it would not make any findings in the case because MWeb's deal... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Regulators hit out at gender stereotyping in adverts - but how sexist are they?Undated handout photo issued by Gucci of an advert featuring a "gaunt" model, w
Regulators hit out at gender stereotyping in adverts - but how sexist are they?
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 2 days ago
Undated handout photo issued by Gucci of an advert featuring a "gaunt" model, which has been ruled as irresponsible by the Advertising Standards Authority Mention gender stereotypes and the mind conjures up a Mad Men-style advert from the 1950s... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Regulators hit out at gender stereotyping in adverts - but how sexist are they?Undated handout photo issued by Gucci of an advert featuring a "gaunt" model, w
Regulators hit out at gender stereotyping in adverts - but how sexist are they?
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Undated handout photo issued by Gucci of an advert featuring a "gaunt" model, which has been ruled as irresponsible by the Advertising Standards Authority Mention gender stereotypes and the mind conjures up a Mad Men-style advert from the 1950s... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Wicked Campers slogans ruled objectionable by Chief Censorthem" and "A big legged woman ain't got no soul". The Chief Censor's effort ha
Wicked Campers slogans ruled objectionable by Chief Censor
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
them" and "A big legged woman ain't got no soul". The Chief Censor's effort has also managed a feat which the ministers, Advertising Standards Authority and NZ Transport Agency have not achieved - getting the Australian-based owned of Wicked... Read more
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Irish Examiner
72 advertisements found in breach of code last yearof code last year Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 04:26 pm Digital media gave ris
72 advertisements found in breach of code last year
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
of code last year Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 04:26 pm Digital media gave rise to the largest block of complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland (ASAI) last year, it has been revealed. A total of 1,221 written complaints... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
‘Free” ShowMax extra was actually a R99 year-long subscriptionMWEB has been accused of duping customers into a year-long ShowMax subscription
‘Free” ShowMax extra was actually a R99 year-long subscription
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
MWEB has been accused of duping customers into a year-long ShowMax subscription with one of its special deals. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said in a ruling that it would not make any findings in the case because MWEB’s deal... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Free' ShowMax extra was actually a R99 year-long subscriptionMWEB has been accused of duping customers into a year-long ShowMax subscription
'Free' ShowMax extra was actually a R99 year-long subscription
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
MWEB has been accused of duping customers into a year-long ShowMax subscription with one of its special deals. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said in a ruling that it would not make any findings in the case because MWEB's deal... Read more
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Daily Mail
BT Sport hope that Champions League final will be a hit on YouTubewhere it is broadcast live in the UK will be made by BT.’ Despite the criticis
BT Sport hope that Champions League final will be a hit on YouTube
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
where it is broadcast live in the UK will be made by BT.’ Despite the criticisms surrounding BT Sport — which includes the Advertising Standards Authority upholding two complaints about their football promotions breaching regulations — UEFA... Read more
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RTE News
Toyota told to scrap 'best built cars' sloganToyota Ireland can no longer use the term 'best built cars in the world' in its
Toyota told to scrap 'best built cars' slogan
RTE News / Posted 10 days ago
Toyota Ireland can no longer use the term 'best built cars in the world' in its brand proposition, after a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland. Toyota has been using the tagline as part of its branding in the Irish market for... Read more
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Computer Weekly
Towards Gigabit/Full-Fibre Britain by 2025: Ed Vaizey and Sharon White change the game planactually provided, as from Actual Experience . Ed Vaizey's robust comments to t
Towards Gigabit/Full-Fibre Britain by 2025: Ed Vaizey and Sharon White change the game plan
Computer Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
actually provided, as from Actual Experience . Ed Vaizey's robust comments to the Select Committee on the failure of the Advertising Standards Authority to take action against adverts based on a quality of service received by under 20% of... Read more
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Pendle Today
E.ON rapped over ‘misleading’ website price claimsCharge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as penc
E.ON rapped over ‘misleading’ website price claims
Pendle Today / Posted 13 days ago
Charge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as pence per kilowatt hour (p/kWh). But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld the complaints after finding E.on breached rules regarding misleading... Read more
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Evening Standard
MPs call for change the way broadband speed is advertisedper cent of customers obtain the fastest advertised speed. Former Conservative
MPs call for change the way broadband speed is advertised
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
per cent of customers obtain the fastest advertised speed. Former Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps hit out at the Advertising Standards Authority and said customers should be compensated and able to leave contracts if they have been... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Kingston Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Oxford Mail / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Streatham Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Bury Times
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Bury Times / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Gazette
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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guardian-series
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
guardian-series / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Harrow Times
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Harrow Times / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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This is West Country
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
This is West Country / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Gazette News
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Gazette News / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Express and Star
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs « Express & Starif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Bolton News
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Bolton News / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Croydon Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPsif they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrast
Broadband speed advertising is misleading, say MPs
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
if they have been misled by service providers, according to the British Infrastructure Group. It also criticised the way Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) guidelines mean only one in ten broadband users need to be able to obtain the fastest... Read more
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Thame Gazette
E.ON in hot water over misleading website claimsCharge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as penc
E.ON in hot water over misleading website claims
Thame Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Charge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as pence per kilowatt hour (p/kWh). But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld the complaints after finding E.on breached rules regarding misleading... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
E.ON in hot water over misleading website claimsCharge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as penc
E.ON in hot water over misleading website claims
Aylesbury Today / Posted 14 days ago
Charge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as pence per kilowatt hour (p/kWh). But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld the complaints after finding E.on breached rules regarding misleading... Read more
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Luton Today
E.ON in hot water over misleading website claimsCharge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as penc
E.ON in hot water over misleading website claims
Luton Today / Posted 14 days ago
Charge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as pence per kilowatt hour (p/kWh). But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld the complaints after finding E.on breached rules regarding misleading... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
E.ON in hot water over misleading website claimsCharge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as penc
E.ON in hot water over misleading website claims
Banbury Guardian / Posted 14 days ago
Charge, which was a fixed price element, and the Heat unit rate charged as pence per kilowatt hour (p/kWh). But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld the complaints after finding E.on breached rules regarding misleading... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
MPs launch campaign to end ‘British broadband rip-off’ by closing advertising loopholecorrectly calculate the total cost of a typically advertised broadband contract
MPs launch campaign to end ‘British broadband rip-off’ by closing advertising loophole
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
correctly calculate the total cost of a typically advertised broadband contract, according to research from Ofcom and the Advertising Standards Authority. Ofcom’s code of practice on broadband speeds is also voluntary – though most of the big... Read more
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New Now Next
Dancing Businessman Sparks An "Epic Dance Off" In Latest Money Supermarket Adblack pumps. It raked in more than 1,500 viewer complaints and was named the “m
Dancing Businessman Sparks An "Epic Dance Off" In Latest Money Supermarket Ad
New Now Next / Posted 15 days ago
black pumps. It raked in more than 1,500 viewer complaints and was named the “most complained about ad in 2015” by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority. In the ad below, Dave comes across Colin the dancing construction worker, another familiar... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Dating site pulls ads implying freckles and red hair are ‘imperfections’is to focus on the quirks and idiosyncrasies that people wrongly perceive to be
Dating site pulls ads implying freckles and red hair are ‘imperfections’
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 16 days ago
is to focus on the quirks and idiosyncrasies that people wrongly perceive to be imperfections,” the company said. The Advertising Standards Authority received a dozen complaints about the billboard, although a spokesperson said no action was... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Match.com pulls ads after freckle furyis to focus on the quirks and idiosyncrasies that people wrongly perceive to be
Match.com pulls ads after freckle fury
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
is to focus on the quirks and idiosyncrasies that people wrongly perceive to be imperfections," the company said. The Advertising Standards Authority received a dozen complaints about the billboard, although a spokesperson said no action was... Read more
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The Register
Vaizey: Legal right to internet access, sure. But I'm NOT gonna die on the 10Mbps hillchoose its own technologies; and have a different mechanism for ensuring fair t
Vaizey: Legal right to internet access, sure. But I'm NOT gonna die on the 10Mbps hill
The Register / Posted 16 days ago
choose its own technologies; and have a different mechanism for ensuring fair treatment of customers. Vaizey said he has also written to the Advertising Standards Authority on the issue of the misleading way broadband speeds are a... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Match.com pulls ad after calling freckles an 'imperfection'than how a person looks. The Guardian reported complaints about the red hair a
Match.com pulls ad after calling freckles an 'imperfection'
KGTV San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
than how a person looks. The Guardian reported complaints about the red hair and freckles ad were reported to the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority, but it hasn't determined whether it's going to formally investigate the ad. For its part,... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
FOX 4 web dept. does NOT appreciate new Match.com ad10 percent of the population has red hair, the backlash wasn’t just relegated t
FOX 4 web dept. does NOT appreciate new Match.com ad
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 17 days ago
10 percent of the population has red hair, the backlash wasn’t just relegated to online outrage. Officials from the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority told The Guardian they were assessing the situation and whether to step in after receiving... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Match.com Pulls Ad After Calling Freckles An 'Imperfection'than how a person looks. The Guardian reported complaints about the red hair a
Match.com Pulls Ad After Calling Freckles An 'Imperfection'
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 17 days ago
than how a person looks. The Guardian reported complaints about the red hair and freckles ad were reported to the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority, but it hasn't determined whether it's going to formally investigate the ad. For its part,... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Match.com Pulls Ad After Calling Freckles An 'Imperfection'than how a person looks. The Guardian reported complaints about the red hair a
Match.com Pulls Ad After Calling Freckles An 'Imperfection'
KIVI Boise / Posted 17 days ago
than how a person looks. The Guardian reported complaints about the red hair and freckles ad were reported to the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority, but it hasn't determined whether it's going to formally investigate the ad. For its part,... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Match.com pulls ads after freckle furoreis to focus on the quirks and idiosyncrasies that people wrongly perceive to be
Match.com pulls ads after freckle furore
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 17 days ago
is to focus on the quirks and idiosyncrasies that people wrongly perceive to be imperfections," the company said. The Advertising Standards Authority received a dozen complaints about the billboard, although a spokesperson said no action was... Read more
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