Using Children in Creepy Ads

Every society has its own cultural standards for the types of advertising that not only catch peoples’ attention but incite them to buy.  In Mexico, babies — accentuated for “cuteness,” of course — are a common theme in advertising.  They certainly are attention grabbers and must have drawing power.  Though, I must admit, sometimes these “baby-ads” really creep me out.

This ad creeps me out... wink wink, nudge nudge.  Puebla, México.

This ad creeps me out... wink wink, nudge nudge. Puebla, México.

 

México, D.F.

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