Advertising And Its Influence On Society

1190 WordsDec 2, 20145 Pages
Many magazines, sites, or any other types where ads are consisted feature articles concerning topic of interest to their subscribers: alcoholic beverages, sporty automobiles, hunting and fishing, politics, scientific and technological breakthroughs, workplace guidance, travel and tourism, and, of course, dating. Isn’t the news, advice, humor, or fiction, but the photographs of beautiful young women wearing little or no clothing fascinating? It makes sense, then, that an advertisement for a men’s magazine, whether foreign or domestic, would appeal to such periodicals’ strongest selling point. If humor can be used to make the sales pitch, so much the better, but, when it comes to promoting men’s magazines, nothing sells as well as sex, as marketers for many magazines are well aware. The advertisements are meant to influence its audience to buy something, support something, do something and see something. Advertisers use provocative visual images, display nakedness and blatantly display adolescent sexuality in order to promote their products. Unfortunately, ads may influence men to be more dominant and women to be more passive, while promoting sexual and unethical behavior in teenagers. The following ads also uses the same strategies and creates controversial ads that certainly demand a second look. Advertisements tries to catch their audience’s attention by influencing them to buy their products. For example in an ad for Calvin Klein jeans, there are three men with

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