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UK advertising regulator, The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), recently stated that they will not act on claims that Mass Effect 3 creators misled customers about the extent to which they could create their own ending. The actual advertising states “decisions you make completely shape your experience and outcome.” Fans were outraged when the outcome fell short of expectations. The ASA …
Groupon has had a few ads flagged after some issues with the Advertising Standards Authority, an independent watchdog for ad standards in the UK.
The ads in question were found to be misleading, because they failed to make clear certain terms, such as the fact that one person had to pay full price for a meal to get a second one at a discounted price, or that another deal didn’t apply to weekends. One "misleadingly exaggerated" the savings it offered, according to the ASA.
A British advertising watchdog has told eBay to stop claiming it offers brand new items for 25 percent less than retail stores.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said Wednesday, that eBay’s posters claim a 25 percent discount was misleading because it did no provide enough details of how the comparison pricing was conducted.
eBay hired a third party company to compare prices on certain items sold on its site and at major British retailers Debhenhams and John Lewis.