Tag Archives: advertising

Blogging Instagram mums slammed by parents for painting false picture of motherhood with glamorous snaps and ‘shameless advertising’

INSTA-MUMS who share pictures of their seemingly glamorous journey through motherhood on Instagram have come under fire from ordinary parents accusing them of ‘shameless advertising and self-promotion’. Mumsnet users have criticised ‘endless’ holiday snaps and product plugs from the accounts, saying they paint an unrealistic portrait of life as a mother. Mother of Daughters, Courtney Adamo and Mother Pukka were ... Read More »

Privacy groups target kids advertising disguised as YouTube content

Marketing companies are targeting children on YouTube with advertising disguised as other content, an “unfair and deceptive” business practice, three privacy groups said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The companies, including Disney’s Maker Studios and DreamWorks’ AwesomenessTV, use popular “influencers” on YouTube to pitch products, aimed at children worldwide, with videos that “masquerade” as unsponsored content, ... Read More »

Dating apps set to revolutionise advertising and job hunting

Dating apps aren’t just changing our love lives, they’re also changing the way we find jobs, view advertisements and arrange dates, according to industry experts. Businesses are beginning to see the potential of dating services. Several are being used to advertize fashion and luxury brands, such as JW Anderson, which launched a collection using Grindr in January. “Grindr has something ... Read More »