ASA: Collaborating with online platforms to lift the lid on alcohol ad targeting in social media

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: ASA: Collaborating with online platforms to lift the lid on alcohol ad targeting in social media. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. We have published findings from a landmark project, in which we collaborated with five major platforms popular with children, to identify trends in the targeting of ads by alcohol brands in logged-in social media. …

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ASA – Children’s exposure to TV ads for alcohol and gambling: 2020 update

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Children’s exposure to TV ads for alcohol and gambling: 2020 update. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. Today, we are publishing updated figures showing children’s exposure to age-restricted TV ads, namely ads for alcohol and gambling, in 2020.  The extraordinary developments in 2020 have meant significant changes to our daily routines and behaviours.  As a…

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CAP – Updating the ad rules on alcohol

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Updating the ad rules on alcohol. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. The CAP and BCAP Codes have been updated with minor amendments to the Alcohol rules. These amendments clarify the language used to describe the ABV thresholds at which drinks are subject to the alcohol rules and what strength a ‘low alcohol’ drink is…

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CAP – Avoiding pour decisions when advertising alcohol

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Avoiding pour decisions when advertising alcohol. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. The principle behind the alcohol rules is to ensure that marketing communications that feature or refer to alcohol are responsible.   These rules seek to ensure that ads do not (amongst other things) imply, condone or encourage immoderate, irresponsible or anti-social drinking.  To help you…

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ASA – Children’s exposure to TV ads for gambling and alcohol: a 2019 update

The ASA/CAP have released a post called: Children’s exposure to TV ads for gambling and alcohol: a 2019 update. I have enclosed the text of the link below, but please have a look at the ASA/CAP site as there are lots of things of interest to anyone with an interest in Ethical Marketing. We’ve published our latest report on children’s exposure to TV ads for alcohol and gambling, providing exposure figures for 2019. The UK advertising rules contain scheduling restrictions designed to reduce significantly under-18s’ exposure to ads for age-restricted product categories such…

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