Did Apple oversell Siri?

Believe it or not, a Brooklyn man filed a class-action lawsuit this week against tech giant Apple saying its ads oversold Siri, the talking “assistant,” on the iPhone 4S. This man contends Siri doesn’t follow directions and gives incorrect answers, while an Apple ad campaign depicts the opposite. It’s too soon to tell how the […]

Busted: Worst Cases of Misleading Ads

L’Oreal’s Julia Roberts touch-up In the summer of 2011, British authorities banned two L’Oreal beauty ads because, officials said, L’Oreal did not provide evidence that the pictures in them—one showed an image of actress Julia Roberts, the other model Christy Turlington—could be replicated without digital manipulation. A heated debate ensued stateside, too.

Ads can be extremely misleading

    Can anyone guess what did this?     False advertising or deceptive advertising is the use of false or misleading statements in advertising. As advertising has the potential to persuade people into commercial transactions that they might otherwise avoid, many governments around the world use regulations to control false, deceptive or misleading advertising. “Truth” refers to essentially […]