Category: advertisement

Immediately after the end of slavery was declared in America,…

Immediately after the end of slavery was declared in America, there was a surge in Wanted Ads placed in newspapers across the country. African-Americans used them to search for family members sold or escaped, sometimes decades earlier.

Ikea ran a print advert which you urinated on, and if you were…

Ikea ran a print advert which you urinated on, and if you were pregnant it gave you a 50% discount on a crib, doubling as a free pregnancy test.

When a church put an anti-beer ad in the newspaper, a local…

When a church put an anti-beer ad in the newspaper, a local brewery accepted it as a $1 off coupon.

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When a church put an anti-beer ad in the newspaper, a local…

When a church put an anti-beer ad in the newspaper, a local brewery accepted it as a $1 off coupon.

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Quebec banned ads for toys and fast food aimed at children under…

Quebec banned ads for toys and fast food aimed at children under 13, resulting in lowered childhood obesity rates.