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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.

Mar 18, 2021

UK watchdog threatens action against Instagram influencers for failing to disclose paid content

ASA chief executive said there is ‘simply no excuse’ for poor labelling.

Aug 26, 2020

Most children's websites show age-restricted ads, sting by UK ad regulator reveals

Gambling, alcohol, e-cigarettes and HFSS ads were found on media popular with children by the ASA operation.

Mar 4, 2020

ASA bans face-mask ads over 'misleading' and 'irresponsible' coronavirus claims in UK

UK watchdog said two ads were 'misleading, irresponsible and likely to cause fear without justifiable reason'.

Mar 4, 2020

Shell faces ASA investigation over 'carbon neutral' claims in the UK

Fuel giant claimed in ad that customers could 'drive carbon neutral' if they shopped at Shell.