In what ways does advertising effect young people?

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We can see advertising everywhere around us, in the streets, television, magazine and radio. Currently most companies are finding different ways to sell their products. Advertising expert try to appeal to young peoples needs and feeling making their product attractive and desirable. As a result this affects young people to drink alcohol and eat junk food. This essay will explain that advertising increases young peoples obesity and encourages them to drink alcohol.

Advertising affect young peoples obesity in different ways. The first way is television advertising increases young people obesity. For example, television is a way to talk directly to children by showing unhealthy advertising. According to Ruskin (2003) in 1977 when the National Science Foundation found that advertising is effective to create a desire. As a result the companies notice the power of television advertising on young people (Ruskin 2003). Another example, the average American child watches more than thousands hours per year, which mean seeing thousands of advertisements for fast food and junk food (Ruskin 2003...
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