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Viagogo Suspended from Advertising on Google

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Notorious ticket resale site Viagogo has been suspended from advertising by Google. The site has received several complaints about misleading ticket prices, as well as facing a possible prosecution in May 2018 for failing to change this information. Now, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are taking the website to court, alleging it has not …

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The Gillette ‘Trans Man’ Advert is taking Gender Virtue Signalling to New Heights

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Five months after Gillette released their advert depicting men as somewhat likened to creepy predators such as Joe Biden, and showing them harassing and “catcalling” women, in the titled anti-Male, ‘Toxic Masculinity’ #MeToo advert, which sparked debate and garnered sufficient backlash from men and even women worldwide. Well, now there’s a new advert from Gillette, raising even more …

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Gillette faces Criticism over #MeToo Toxic Masculinity Advert

The Gillette brand has recently released a new advert which references bullying, the #MeToo movement and toxic masculinity. The commercial, titled “We Believe: The Best Men Can Be” is currently number one on YouTube’s trending list with over five million views. However, the response has been a mixed bag as some have praised the advert’s …

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Grieving Mother Criticises Tech Companies over Baby Adverts following loss of Son

The mother of a stillborn child has criticised Facebook and other social media platforms over their advertisements, following being overrun with baby-related promotions following the loss of her son. Gillian Brockell of Washington D.C., wrote an open letter to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Experian, where she said if they were smart enough to know that …

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Japan Uses Women’s Armpits As Advertising Spaces

Japan, the land of the rising sun, a place that truly feels like a whole different world sticks to that notion with their latest advertising idea of armpit ad space, along with the neon lights of Shibuya’s zebra crossing, the radioactive fallout from Fukushima, and the rumours of used women’s underwear being sold from vending …

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L’Oreal’s Hijab-Wearing Islamist Model Steps Down Over Anti-Israel Tweets

The first hijab-wearing model to appear in a L’Oreal haircare campaign has been forced to step down over a series of anti-Israel tweets. Amena Khan, from Leicester, said she ‘deeply regrets’ her remarks from 2014, and apologised for the ‘upset and hurt that they have caused’. She had been criticisied for a series of posts, …

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