Opinions on Advertising
Are we really influenced by advertising? How are
marketers targeting teens or other groups?
What do you think about
us your ideas.
far as I am concerned, advertisements are ok and
the amount of them is not the major problem as
there are advantages follow with the blossoming of
instance, when there are more advertisements on the
same daily necessity such as shampoo but in variety
of brands, consumers realize it and these
advertisements in fact help the consumers to choose
the product they desire the most.
is definitely going to create a healthy competition
among the manufacturers to yield better products in
order to attract the buyers to buy their
what concerns me the most would be the issue on the
means the messages of the advertisements being
conveyed to the targeted audiences which are
sometimes so captivating yet dangerous.
has been exploited by those unscrupulous
manufacturers, businessmen and so on to cheat the
consumers has already become a well known fact
itself. Nowadays, the use of subliminal advertising
is spreading. This type of advertisement in fact is
powerful enough in affecting our minds in a way
that we are not conscious about it.
is the dangerous part. Targeted audiences who are
so drawn by the advertisement are influenced
greatly by it and they will turn out to buy things
and services which they don't really need because
they are lacking skills on how to decode the real
message behind it, how to evaluate whether the
information is reliable and therefore can be
trusted before purchasing any thing or
my opinion, therefore, public at large should be
equipped with the skills on how to evaluate
advertisements, to understand the real message of
each advertisement in order not to be victimized by
the advertisements which are created to trap the
ignorance audiences by some of the irresponsible
manufacturers who put the consumers' right at stake
by trying to spread some misleading information.
education on how to read the advertisement
effectively should be incorporated in schools, i.e.
primary and secondary schools as children and
teenagers are the major targeted audience of the
business world now and both groups of people are
vulnerable enough to be cheated by advertisements
which are interesting in terms of visual and audio
and layout sometimes.
will help to create a more conscious -minded
society and follows by the increase number of
critical thinkers in the society when it comes to
consumers' right in this case.
conclusion, advertisement as a whole is not harmful
to consumers if only we as the consumers realize
how to save it from being used as a tool of
cheating by being critical thinkers ourselves in
order to peel the unscrupulous, deceitful wrapping
off from it.
Tan from Malaysia
my standpoint,since we are living in a heavily
globalized world, hence advertising is an effective
tool for a business to propel itself to greatness
in the long run, albeit some may find it a sheer
bugbear in their lives to a certain
speaking, a particular business would be in a
difficult state to propel themselves successfully
if there is no agent or tool in helping them
constructively to materialize their mission and
vision; therefore we can never underestimate the
importance of advertisement in the world of
Zulaika Abd Hamid from Malaysia
are the most affective one in adolescence. They
negatively affect their eating habits, body image
and their out look.
S. from India
my opinion advertisements play with our minds
making us see things to make us buy and buy until
finish our money, using subliminal images that
confuse us, making us see erotic images that excite
us and making us think that if we buy that we are
going to be Brad Pit, and get all the women in the
world. Advertisements lie to us every day that we
switch on tv, remember it! If you don't, it can be
from the U.S.
by advertising, we may be impressed and influenced
subconsciously. Of course, those commercial
advertisements are necessary marketing means used
to urge and tell us, the consumers, how great their
goods are and benefit us. But among them, we also
cannot fail to see those cliches and useless ads,
and some disturbing ads in watching TV shows or
movies. However, some of the TV commercials are
actually creative and ideological though some are
not. We still can learn some creativity and enjoy
it. Some of them are inventors' delicate works.
They beat their brain to design for a long time,
then complete it. Consequently, some of the TV
commercials are more valuable and might even be
more entertaining than general programs. Gradually,
therefore, it seems to become an art of TV
Ie from Taiwan
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