When you really start looking for stuff you can pretty much find all kinds of things in 9/10 commercials
If people really wanted to examine it and make all kinds of threads on it, you could easily justify it gaining it's own forum just to sort manage
From the oddities of car commercials, to the outright dirty tactics of the pharmaceutical companies...
Just think of how they target children during cartoon hours and use all kinds of subliminal approaches like showing the kids SUPER HAPPY all the time
with that product. Yeah. Everyone accepts it as a fact of life, yet people fall for it and it's borderline scam tactics.
And think about how they sell those new "medicines" , every commercial shows the "target audience" in these super romanticized and happy lives,
THANKS to this new PILL.
And then super fast at the end they list all these bizarre side effects and warnings for people with various conditions. Geez.
Subliminal might not be a good word for it.
More like outright attempts at "programming" false information or double think.
It just gets so repetitive and cheezy and absurd that you would think no one would fall for it.
But they obviously do make good sales off tactics like this. Otherwise they wouldn't do it.
What happened to the days when people cried "false advertisement" and stopped buying products from said company to show them the lesson of free
Instead, there has been a system developing where people have "insurance" provided by corporate or govt entities and will just run and grab the
newest medicine if it's covered.
Of course the telecom corporations want to get govt legislation passed to appropriate funding to providing welfare people with free cell phones (
it's true apparently). Of course the pharma corps want to get healthcare bills passed that pay for all kinds of pointless or dangerous procedures on
people who may not actually need them.
Doesn't a conflict of interest exist here? On one hand you can get away with running highly suggestive commercials, while at the same time getting
taxpayer money to make sells off of said suggestions.
Remember that Bill Hicks joke on Marketing? If you don't know about it, viewer discretion advised.