Nowadays it’s rare to see an offensive advertisement, but sometimes we’ll see an advertisement from the past which has a completely different meaning today. These Offensive Advertisements You’ll Never See Again, showcase just how bad taste they were.Â In today’s world advertisemet must abey by strict rules and comply with the standards, in the past they could basically print anything! Ranging from sexist, lies and exaggerations tactics as the main tool for getting the publics attention.
Advertising increased dramatically in the United States as industrialization expanded the supply of manufactured products. In order to profit from this higher rate of production, industry needed to recruit workers as consumers of factory products. It did so through the invention of mass marketing designed to influence the population’s economic behavior on a larger scale.Â In the 1910s and 1920s, advertisers in the U.S. adopted the doctrine that human instincts could be targeted and harnessed â€“ “sublimated” into the desire to purchase commodities.
We’ve come a long way with advertising, here is a collection of old fashioned & some offensive advertisements you’ll never again! Take a look at theseÂ 15+ Offensive Advertisements You’ll Never See Again and comment below with your thoughts!