Can displaying a shocking, disturbing image be worth it to the public good? Shockvertising is reaching new highs, or lows, depending on your opinion.
Industry experts say public-service ads are becoming more shocking than ever. The gallery includes a series of images from PSAs that have evoked a lot of debate and controversial opinion, like the ads against drinking and driving.
Trendhunter.com readers may remember the post below which featured an image of a little girl's face on a woman's body, an ad to bring awareness to statutory rape. AdRants said it was like a "sledgehammer to the face."
Stats for Shockvertising
Trending: Older & Buzzing
Research: 43,827 clicks in 425 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Related: 39 examples / 30 photos
Segment: Neutral, 18-35
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