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Jul 21, 2022

Samsung running ad cleared in UK amid ‘victim blaming’ concerns

Showing a woman running alone at night did not encourage ‘unsafe practice’ ASA says, rejecting 27 complaints.

May 19, 2022

UK's advertising watchdog censures Alibaba over programmatic ad sexualising young girl

ASA censures Chinese platform for Ad served programmatically via open marketplace.

May 4, 2022

UK ad watchdog bans Land Rover cliff-hanger ads

The two ads, a longer and a cut-down version both featuring the offending scene relating to parking sensors, were created by Spark22 and aired in February 2022.

Mar 23, 2022

UK ad regulator warns more than 50 cryptocurrency advertisers of bans

The Advertising Standards Authority says transgressors have until 2 May to put their houses in order or face being reported.

Oct 29, 2021

UK ad watchdog finds alcohol ads could be targeting children on social media

ASA report used data from Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and YouTube.

Sep 24, 2021

UK ad watchdog to scrutinise sustainability claims

The watchdog says new guidance is needed to help businesses get their advertising right amid increased focus on preventing climate change.