False AdvertisingAdvertising is common tools in industry. Many companies spendmillions even billions in this section to pay celebrities and ideas sincesurveys prove that advertising plays big role in their income. Theyproduce branding image which are unique, strong, catchy, and easy-to-remember for their consumers. Talking about advertising, on the onehand, it is good for its functions, displays, etc; on the other hand,sometimes it is too good to be true, the way they bring the messages to the consumers which state “the number one …”, “you may see the resultin just...”, so on and so forth. Illogical sounding absolutely has to beconsidered in big portion by consumers. Consumers have to be aware of the dangers in health and safety of such false advertising.False advertising might describe in two aspects, in term of definitionand requirements. Based on Tricia Ellis-Christensen, false advertising isany type of advertising that deceives consumers. Consumers believe thatthey will earn several benefits such as good deal, saving money, or buyingsomething that will perform in a specific manner, yet almost all of themare non-existing at all. While the definition that might found in theglossary of research lawyer state that false advertising is the crime or tortof publishing, broadcasting, or otherwise publicly distributing anadvertisement that contains an untrue, misleading, or deceptiverepresentation or statement which was made knowingly or recklessly andwith the intent to promote the sale of property, goods, or services to thepublic. To be considered as false, advertising has to pass fiverequirements. Those are state a false statement of fact, potentiallydeceive a substantial portion of its targeted audience, likely affect thepurchasing decisions, involve goods or services in interstate commerce(politics exclude), and resulted in or is likely to result in injury to theplaintiff. We have to keep in mind that false advertising is deceptive,misleading,...
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