Advertising Standards Bureau - Ad Standards Bulletin (Recent News)

Issue 73. February 2016.

Stats show few complaints about kid's ads

New complaint statistics and independent research show a low level of concern about advertising to children for food or toys.

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New education material available

Free education support modules, designed to help advertising students understand the self-regulation system, are now available on the Ad Standards website.

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Ice cream's insides not sexualised

The Board has determined an advertisement for ice cream which uses the phrase 'I can see your white bits' is not sexualised or targeted at children.

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Some men like meat

The Board has dismissed discrimination complaints about an advertisement which showed men abandoning daily tasks to chase a hamburger van.

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