Retailer Zavvi broke advertising rules when it mistakenly sent a mass email congratulating all the recipients on winning VIP tickets to the Champions League final, a watchdog has ruled.
Advertising Standards Authority
The head of the UK’s advertising watchdog has said social media platforms are “not as transparent as we would like”, as complaints about online ads spiked last year by 41%.
An ad for a plug-in diffuser to calm anxious dogs has been banned over a lack of evidence that the devices work.
AN ad for a National Lottery scratch card broke rules when it was placed directly outside the entrance to a school, the regulator has found.
TWO Amazon ads for headphones have been banned for making misleading claims about their features for protecting children's hearing.
ADS for Ford, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler have been banned for encouraging irresponsible driving.
WEBSITES, an app and a YouTube channel promoting Kinder chocolate and toys have been banned for targeting junk food advertising at children.
Here are the 10 most-complained-about ads of 2017.