Ford Logo and Elon Musk

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Ford Motor Company Makes Fun Of Elon Musk & Tesla In New Ad Campaign

In a newly published YouTube advertisement, Ford Motor Company, an American manufacturer and one of the world's largest carmakers criticized Elon Musk and Tesla. The commercial ran during the Kentucky Derby, an annual horse event in the United States. "They fly away on their own personal spaceships when things get hard," the ad read. A Ford representative said the purpose of the commercial was to celebrate all employees. 

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 07:05 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Tesla, Elon Musk, Ford, Advertisment, Youtube

Courtesy: Zee News

Akshay Kumar

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Akshay Kumar Apologises For Vimal Ad

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has issued an apology for endorsing tobacco. After receiving a huge backlash from his fans for signing a deal with tobacco brand Vimal, he has since expressed regret. The actor took to Instagram to share that the negative response to the ad has deeply affected him. Moreover, he has also stepped back as the ambassador. He also added that he would never endorse tobacco again.

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 02:10 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: Akshay Kumar, Actor Akshay Kumar, Tobacco, Advertisment, Controversy

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra.

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MP Home Minister Warns; Dabur Withdraws Ad Featuring Lesbian Couple

Dabur India Limited on October 25 withdrew its advertisement featuring two lesbian women celebrating the Hindu festival of Karwa Chauth. The development came after Madhya Pradesh's Home Minister Narottam Mishara warned the company against legal action saying, ''Tomorrow, they'll come up with an advertisement that shows two men getting married. We cannot allow...objectionable content.'' ''We unconditionally apologise for… read-more

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 04:05 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Dabur, Lesbian, Karva Chauth, Advertisment

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Shahrukh Khan in Cadbury Ad

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Cadbury India Uses AI To Replicate Shahrukh's voice & Face In Ad

The second edition of Mondelez India and Ogilvy India's Not Just a Cadbury ad has been released. Reportedly, local companies get an option to recruit India's most famous brand ambassador, Shahrukh Khan. Cadbury India deployed Artificial Intelligence to capture names of local stores in the commercial and employed Machine-Learning to replicate Shahrukh Khan's voice and face. One can go to Cadbury India's website and make their own version.

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 - 02:07 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Cadbury, India, Shahrukh Khan, Advertisment, Diwali

Dabur's 'Karwa Chauth' Ad Featuring Same-Sex Couple Goes Viral 

Dabur's new advertisement has created a buzz on the internet as it features same-sex couples celebrating their first Karwa Chauth, aiming to promote inclusivity. The video portrays two women, where one is seen bleaching her face while discussing the importance of the festival. At the end of the video, the duo faces each other with the sieve in their hands. However, the ad received mixed reactions from the public.

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 02:50 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Dabur, India, Advertisment, Indian Festivals, Entertainment

Courtesy: India Today

Vicky Rashmika

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Underwear Ad Featuring Vicky, Rashmika Trolled For 'Objectifying Men'

An underwear brand's commercial, featuring Vicky Kaushal and Rashmika Mandanna, has received criticism online as it has been accused of objectifying men. It shows Rashmika ogling at Vicky's underwear strap. "Men would be called perverts and cases would be charged if roles were reversed," a comment on YouTube read. While another person wrote, "Who said male objectification doesn't exist?"

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 08:24 PM / by Harsh V Singh

Tags: vicky kaushal, rashmika mandanna, Advertisment

Courtesy: Zee News

Google's adtech business will undergo a probe by EU's antitrust agency.

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EU Authorities To Initiate Probe Against Google's Ad Business

According to sources, Alphabet subsidiary Google may face its most serious regulatory challenge yet. The EU's antitrust authorities are planning to launch a formal probe into its profitable digital advertising business, by the end of the year. The investigation would concentrate on Google's position in relation to advertising, publishers, middlemen, and competitors. Last year, Google had earned $147 billion from its online add business.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 10:44 AM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Google, Advertisment, SEO, European Union

Courtesy: WION News


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ASCI Requests Social Media Influencers To Declare Promoted Content

Indian ad regulator, Advertising Standards Council of India in its recent draft has stated that all social media influencers will have to declare the promoted contents. Additionally, the council also asked for clear visibility of promotion labels on sponsored posts. Furthermore, the claims made in the advertisement will also have to be verified by the influencer. Open for public debate till March 8, the draft is expected to be rolled out by… read-more

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 08:02 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Social Media, Influencer, Ad Regulator, Advertisment

Courtesy: NDTV