Who signed that off? Hilarious snaps capture advertising fails that turn heads for all the wrong reasons – from an unfortunate T-shirt slogan to a mother drinking wine with her toddler
- Glaring errors in adverts left people wondering how nobody noticed them earlier
- The failures proved adverts don’t always get it right while promoting products
- The mishaps included one shop which appeared to be selling ‘anxiety disorders’
- While an infant child was also pictured holding a glass of wine with her mother
Marketing is an industry devoted to convincing customers to spend their hard-earned money on certain products with memorable adverts, well-known slogans and catchy jingles.
But these adverts caught people’s attention for all the wrong reasons, as some glaring errors left customers in stitches, wondering how nobody had noticed them earlier.
Snaps of the hilarious advertising fails, collated by BoredPanda, proved that businesses don’t always get it right while trying to promote their products.
The mishaps included a shop appearing to sell ‘anxiety disorders’, an infant child pictured holding a glass of wine, and an array of awkward photoshop failures.
Here, FEMAIL shares some of the most glaring advertising errors.
Hilarious advertising fails, collated by BoredPanda, proved businesses don’t always get it right while promoting products, including one showing an infant child holding a wine glass (above)
Another glaring advertising error saw one shop appearing to sell ‘anxiety disorders’ for a bargain $45 due to awkwardly placed window text
One T-shirt, which spelled out ‘Saturday’, appeared to only say part of the word due to the model’s unfortunately placed jacket
One hysterical photoshop fail merged two separate photographs together, seeing one woman advertising travel pulling an impossible facial expression and wearing two outfits
An unfortunately placed ramp on the back of a truck caught one driver’s attention, as the advert for American brand Sara Lee suggested that they don’t ‘like Sara Lee’
One graduation poster got it horribly wrong as their graphic saw one graduate ‘looking to the future’, but was rather seen walking up train tracks
One Dream Lounger sign had one customer in stitches as their picture of a lounger chair looked like something else entirely with its phallic appearance
One colon cleansing advert had people cracking up due to the unfortunately placed waterfall as it promised ‘no more diarrhea’
A billboard that read ‘let God arise’ instead appeared to read ‘let God a***’ due to the thin sword that was used as the letter ‘i’
One marketing error saw people clearly not take into account the exhaust of the bus while designing their advert, as its unfortunate placement had people in hysterics
One advert used a close-up of a woman washing her face with a towel on her head, but the hilarious cropping instead appeared to show her with only a tiny tuft of hair on her head
Another photoshopping failure saw a woman showering while her neck appeared to bend back at an unusually flexible angle
One bag of apples used Snow White to promote their product – clearly overlooking the fact that the fairy tale character was poisoned by an apple by the Evil Queen
One company attempted to use two windows for their advert, but at a first glance it unfortunately appeared to just read ‘die for success’ in one window
Another advertising failure saw one father and son clearly not adhering to health and safety as the child appeared to be about to hammer a nail painfully into his own leg
Another American bus malfunction saw one doctor’s face become obscured when the windows on the vehicle were open, leaving her looking almost alien
Yet another photoshopping failure had people in stitches, as the banner saw one woman’s head facing the wrong way while she practiced yoga
One hospital advert told people to ‘join hands together’ to make the hospital ‘infection free’ with a picture that ironically did not seem to be preventing infections spreading