This Chart on False Advertising Delves Into Tricks Advertisers Use

By: Alyson Wyers - Sep 13, 2014
References: reviews.financesonline & designtaxi
This chart on false advertising looks at many of the techniques advertisers use to trick consumers. 'The Art of Deception in Advertising' infographic was created by FinancesOnline.com and poses the question 'Do misleading ads influence your buying decisions?'

The false advertising infographic explores many industries including fast food, packaged food, hotels and resorts, fashion models and children's toys. In addition to showcasing what ads demonstrate versus reality, the chart also lists surprising tricks used to make food look more tasty in pictures such as using motor oil instead of syrup or honey. There is also a graph on how many people in the United States still trust ads and the top 10 least trusted advertising industries in America (diet products ranked first).