GVC hit with ASA sanction over Gala Spins Facebook ad

Advertising regulator bans ad over complaints regarding use of child-facing “Fluffy Favourites” imagery

A Facebook ad for GVC’s Gala Spins brand has been censured by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for using imagery which could appeal to children. The paid-for Facebook post, which ran on 12 August, included a caption and text which began with the phrase “IT’S A ROLLERCOASTER OF CUTENESS!”. The ad voiceover stated: “What’s your…

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