14 Accidentally Offensive Modern Advertisements
Advertising is often like tossing a dart into the void. As a company owner, you have no idea what will land or if it will help you build your reputation. As a result, you must use extreme caution when distributing anything that may be construed as deceptive advertising.
Advertising has the potential to be incredible. The best advertising can, on rare occasions, make you cry. Under the worst scenario, it may make you feel disgusted. The majority of ads make you feel nothing whatsoever. However, a few of them force you to halt, turn your head, and ask, "Huh?" These advertisements are the latter – from advertisements to printed ads, these ad companies walked down the street to the unusual and strange instead of taking the traditional path.
We'll give advertisers the benefit of the doubt and assume that brainstorming sessions don't begin with "let's make Ashton Kutcher brown." But at least one of them came to an end there, and PopChips must make amends. Here are a few more instances where an ad campaign devolved into the bizarrely offensive: