Aug 4, 2018

Mars pulls ads from YouTube drill videos

Mars has pulled its advertising from YouTube after one of its brands was shown with a drill rap music video. The Sun says that the music video uploaded on to YouTube for the group's track GB x Knockoutned - City of God was at one stage preceded by an advert for the sweets. "A spokeswoman for Mars said:"It is unacceptable and disappointing to see one of our brands advertised alongside this video content. "We have taken the action to remove all our online advertising on YouTube and can confirm we are working with Google and our media buying agencies to understand what went wrong." YouTube has deleted around 30 videos at the request of Ms Dick, which she says glamorised violence.

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