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UK – Ladbrokes cleared of appealing to an underage audience with The Goonies ad

The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that a Facebook advertisement placed by sports betting operator Ladbrokes in March did not appeal to an underage audience with the authority ruling that its use of an image from the film The Goonies to promote a discount, would appeal to people who were children when the film…

UK – Gala Spins advert ruled ‘irresponsible’ by Advertising Standards Authority

A paid-for Facebook post by Gala Spins, seen on 12 August, featuring a caption which stated “IT’S A ROLLERCOASTER OF CUTENESS!”, has been ruled ‘irresponsible’ and ‘likely to appeal to under-18s’ by the Advertising Standards Authority. The post included a video which began with a voice-over that stated “What’s your spin?”. The video included text…