Advert Complaints

The Australian Advertising Standards Bureau reports that there were 141 complaints brought to them in Dec 2012.

The ASB reports that “Medical terminology, innuendo, bad spelling and blasphemy feature alongside the issues of discrimination and vilification of religion, lifestyle choices and age, in the 10 most complained about ads of 2012.”

The highest number of complaints received for a single ad was 150. Of the top 10 ads most complained about, the ABS cleared 7 of them of anything wrong. For the top 10 list click here.

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POSTED 19 Jan 2013