The aim of this study was to investigate children’s understanding of six popular tactics used by advertisers to elicit certain advertising effects, including ad repetition, product demonstration, peer popularity appeal, humour, celebrity endorsement and premiums.
Children's understanding of advertisers' persuasive tactics
Esther Rozendaal, Moniek Buijzen and Patti Valkenburg
Amsterdam School of Communications Research, ASCoR
Ever since children were recognised as a lucrative target consumer group, child-directed advertising...