Sex sells, or at least that is what advertisers hope. A recent study from the University of Georgia looked at sexual ads appearing in magazines over 30 years and found that the numbers are up. People are hard wired to notice sexually relevant information so ads with sexual content get noticed.
Abstract : Advertisements over internet can be seen as a boon or bane for the internet users especially to youth who are the major contributors to internet usage. Any advertisement, if noticed, can lead to a particular behaviour or action. And internet advertisements are no exceptions.
Sex sells, we all know that. Marketing strategists have been using sexually arousing images and messages in advertisements for over decades, most likely having found its roots on tobacco packages in Food ads often contain sexual elements.
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In the beginning, female hominids used sex appeal to get food from their male counterparts. These days, they tantalize to sell food. And Colonel Sanders isn't the only pimp in town.
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The design you see does, in fact, originate with artist WizardSkullwho also has no affiliation with this chain. There are fries in places fries shouldn't be. The photo, which began circulating the web earlier this week, looks like it was pulled straight from a promo.
American fashion brand Calvin Klein has unveiled more images in its Spring campaign on Instagram, and some people are not happy about it. Some people have taken to social media to criticize the latest images, saying that they objectify and hyper-sexualize women. Calvin Klein has a long history of sexy ads featuring both men and women in compromising positions.
Some of the advertisements bordered on pornographic, and its quarterly catalog was often outrageous. And who could forget Abercrombie's iconic shirtless men who greeted shoppers as they entered stores? Or the PG shopping bags with couples wrapped up in each other's arms, mid-kiss?