Many children receive gift cards or even ask for them so they can choose their own presents. But are youngsters ready to handle the wiles of advertisers and the complexities of 'credit' on a card?
Ken dolls with a 'man bun'. Female superhero action figures. At long last, the gendered distinctions of the pink and blue toy aisles are starting to break down.
Marketers take advantage of the fact that children sometimes can't recognise the difference between product placement and advertising.
When children work on their school assignments, unknown to them, the software they use is busy collecting data. These data are then used for individualized marketing of junk foods and other products.
Unhealthy foods are the most heavily marketed products in school. Why do we allow it?