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Monitoring and restricting digital marketing of unhealthy products to children and adolescents

Monitoring and restricting digital marketing of unhealthy products to children and adolescents

New WHO study shows more action needed to monitor and limit digital marketing of unhealthy products to children

A new report from WHO/Europe calls for greater monitoring of the digital marketing of alcohol, tobacco and unhealthy food products, especially those high in salt, sugar and fat. It comes amid the advertising industry’s continued efforts to target children and adolescents on social media and on difficult-to-track mobile devices.

Research finds high levels of potential exposure to alcohol adverts in F1

Research finds high levels of potential exposure to alcohol adverts in F1

Alexander Barker from University of Nottingham revealed results of a study that used 1-min interval coding to quantify alcohol content in all broadcast footage, including advertisement breaks during 2017 F1 races.

AVMSD - de-regulation through self-regulation?

AVMSD - de-regulation through self-regulation?

Earlier this summer, European Parliament and Bulgarian Presidency of the Council agreed on an updated EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD). Unfortunately, European legislators did not grasp the opportunity to improve provisions for alcohol advertising.

Alcohol marketing and social media – industry ahead of the game

Alcohol marketing and social media – industry ahead of the game

Facebook announced it will allow their users to proactively block adverts on a specific topic including alcohol.

It’s tricky with self-regulation - alcohol marketing in the FIFA World Cup

It’s tricky with self-regulation - alcohol marketing in the FIFA World Cup

Eurocare French member ANPAA launched on the occasion of the World Cup campaign ‘Be our eyes’. This operation aimed at collecting pictures showcasing the link between sport and alcohol. The result has highlighted an overexposure to advertisements of alcohol.

Participate in "Be Our Eyes" operation launched by ANPAA as part of the 2018 World Cup Soccer!

Participate in "Be Our Eyes" operation launched by ANPAA as part of the 2018 World Cup Soccer!

Eurocare French member ANPAA launched a campaign monitoring exposure to alcohol marketing during the World Cup, starting this week.