children

Apr 21, 2022

Unilever will no longer market food and beverages to children

Its food and refreshment brands will not use influencers who appeal to children under 16.

Nov 5, 2021

Was this Squid Game promo appropriate? Industry opinion is split

SPOT SURVEY RESULTS: Nearly half of respondents to our survey say the activation crossed a line. And high fractions of respondents also favour more caution by brands—and even regulation—when it comes to exposing kids to marketing for adult fare.

Nov 1, 2021

Red light, green light: Did Netflix go too far with this Squid Game promotion?

SPOT SURVEY: A giant doll aside the Sydney harbour evoked an outcry from some parents. But where does a brand's responsibility end, and where does a parent's begin? We want to hear your thoughts on this issue.

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 8, 2021

Despite age limit, 50% of children in Asia have a Facebook account: TotallyAwesome

The firm's research also reveals that 44% have Instagram, when legally they are meant to be over 13 to sign up for both.

May 7, 2021

Uninformed consent, addiction among persistent child safety issues for brands, platforms

CAMPAIGN360: Around 170,000 children go online for the first time every day, but the industry has yet to find a way to build their trust and target them safely.