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From Bloody Earphone Ads to Gory Toy Campaigns

 - Jun 27, 2013
The use of violence in media has been a highly debated issue among the public for years now, and these violent marketing techniques will surely bring back the issue of what kind of influence these disturbingly eerie forms of advertising are having on modern day youths.

Since horror movies and violent video games are among some of the most popular pastimes of young individuals, there's no surprise as to why agencies are utilizing that type of imagery to draw in a more youthful audience. Whether you agree with this type of advertising technique or not, there's no question that these shocking ads will certainly spark up a discussion with anyone who sees them.

From murderous meal ads to morphing bloodshed campaigns, these violent marketing techniques are making a bold impression with their frightening types of imagery.