From Drunken Youth Ads to News that a Ten-Year-Old Girl Gives Birth

 - Nov 3, 2010   Updated: Jun 22 2011
As a young ten-year-old girl gives birth in Spain, there has been much shock and awe amongst parents and children.

Presented here are a number of influential PSAs that have made a definite positive impact on the issues of sex, drugs and poverty. Hopefully, the important messages they are trying to convey will be fully understood, ensuring that situations like those regarding this young mom are avoided.

Implications - Urban society is overly saturated with advertisements of every sort, making it difficult for consumers to absorb every message. The advertisements that are most effective in conveying their message contain shocking scenarios that spark discussion and are memorable. Companies should consider developing risque ads when developing their marketing campaigns.