Advertising And Its Effect On Society

1442 Words Dec 5th, 2014 6 Pages
There are many things in the world that appeal to mankind. We can often relate to those appeals through different colors, shapes, and also the feel of something. What do I mean by the feel of something? I mean that, as a person, the mind has the ability to relate to an image or picture to evoke a feeling, or emotion, to either help a cause or fall into a trap. This is where advertisers grab your attention into buying a product. Although sometimes advertising can be quite annoying, it can also help in persuading you to buy a product or service. You may be looking for a specific product for a specific purpose or maybe you have heard of a product simply through its exemplary advertising. There are different viewpoints to advertising and many different ways that it appeals and relates to us as individuals and as a society. Today, in order for the advertisements to stay true to their advertising, there has been a set of rules and regulations set and regulated by the Federal Trade Commission. If it was not for these rules and regulations, the corporate businesses could say whatever pleases them in their advertisements whether the information was true or false.
When was the last time you saw an advertisement? One week ago? One day ago? One hour ago? Chances are you saw an advertisement within the last hour, but did not realize it. Advertisements are all throughout the World Wide Web, all throughout social medias such as Facebook and YouTube, as well as throughout various news…
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