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Banned Scarevertising

Shocking NHS Video for Teen Pregnancy Banned from YouTube

— May 17, 2009 — Naughty
A video depicting a young teenage girl giving birth to a baby in a schoolyard was too much for YouTube. The video posted by NHS Leceisteris is a public awareness campaign designed to reduce the instances of teenage pregnancy.

The hard-hitting video is intended to reach a certain portion of the teen demographic that is not currently being swayed by more traditional methods like leaflets or posters.

YouTube removed the video due to terms of use violation within 24 hours of it being posted. We've obtained a copy of the footage courtesy of Kontraband.co.uk.
Trend Themes
1. Controversial Advertising - Disruptive innovation opportunity: businesses can find creative ways to advertise products or services using controversial content to attract attention and generate conversation.
2. Public Awareness Campaigns - Disruptive innovation opportunity: businesses can use public awareness campaigns to showcase their social responsibility efforts and engage with their audience on important issues.
3. Alternative Methods of Communication - Disruptive innovation opportunity: businesses can explore alternative methods of communication, such as social media or influencer marketing, to reach and influence target audiences who may not respond to traditional marketing methods.
Industry Implications
1. Healthcare - Disruptive innovation opportunity: healthcare industry can leverage controversial advertising to raise awareness about important health issues, particularly among young people.
2. Education - Disruptive innovation opportunity: education industry can use public awareness campaigns to educate young people about important topics and encourage positive behavior.
3. Marketing and Advertising - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Marketing and Advertising industry can explore alternative methods of communication to reach and influence young audiences who may not respond to traditional marketing methods.
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