Shockingly Offensive Ads from the Past That Would Be Banned Today

It’s no secret that brands use advertising to influence our desires and choices. Every one of them affects us in some way or another. But of course, you can’t say that advertisers are allowed to say and show anything they want in order to convince us to buy their products. There are lines that shouldn’t be crossed. Advertisement industries have been forced to adapt to changes and new trends in society. It is a reflection of our life and what we deem as appropriate. Here is a list of some of the most offensive ads from the past that would be certainly banned in the 21st century.

This ad campaign by Marlboro featuring babies

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