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  • False advertising.
    Caffeinated drinks giant Red Bull GmbH was sued for falsely claiming their product "gives you wings" and agreed to pay out $10 to every person who bought the drink since 2002.

    Benjamin Careathers, a regular consumer of the fizzy drink, sued the company for false advertising, arguing that after 10 years drinking Red Bull he neither had wings nor any enhanced athletic or intellectual performance.

    It is hard to imagine that anyone who saw Red Bull's advertising slogan would actually believe the caffeinated soft drink "gives you wings", but in litigation-hungry America the claim has been officially falsified.

    I heard this on air a couple of days back. Sharing.

    A while back a couple of top beverage companies, indulged in an ad mud-slinging 'contest' so bad, that it turned into a court case.

    I know there are many such ads doing the rounds. Share the ones you know that have made outrageous/amusing claims. And here may be a our chance to get rich :-)

    Progress might have been all right once, but it has gone on too long -- Ogden Nash
    Spud17 liked this post
    yeah right,the people I think are the most useless in this world after politicians are advertisers,they make my life miserableAngry

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