Tagged: Social Media

MEMBER NEWS: IOGT-NTO Sweden: Alcohol Ads Avalanche

IOGT-NTO in Sweden has commissioned a survey to collect data on alcohol marketing exposure in Sweden and is now calling on the government to take action, especially to bette protect young people in Sweden.
Two of three think alcohol advertising in the social media is negative, according to a new survey. The survey also shows that young people are exposed to twice as much alcohol ads as adults…

NEWS: Sweden: 3 In 4 Affected By Alcohol’s Harm To Others

A new SIFO poll, commissioned by IQ, shows three out of for Swedes reporting that someone else’s alcohol use has affected them negatively. The poll also shows that 50% regret their own behavior under the influence of alcohol. And the new evidence shows that women are more negatively affected by alcohol’s harm to others than men…

NEWS: UN: App Launched To Drive SDGs

The United Nations and Project Everyone have launched a new mobile app, designed to increase awareness of and engagement with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The SDGs in Action app has been developed to highlight the Sustainable Development Goals – the world’s to-do list to end poverty, reduce inequalities and tackle climate change. It is has been developed by the GSMA, which represents the interests of nearly 800 mobile operators worldwide, and Project Everyone, a non-profit global campaign to spread the messaging of the SDGs…

NEWS: YouTube Found To Be Glamorizing Alcohol

According to researchers at the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, YouTube music videos may harmfully influence adolescents.
In the study “F*ck It! Let’s Get to Drinking—Poison our Livers!”: a Thematic Analysis of Alcohol Content in Contemporary YouTube MusicVideos, researchers examine and describe the portrayal of alcohol content in popular YouTube music videos…

BLOG: Probably… Disqualification Warning

Let’s call it what it is: UEFA, FIFA have to quit to put their profits over the well-being of children and families, fans and football itself. The events these days involving alcohol fueled violence should cause an urgent disqualification warning to Carlsberg as well. Like at the Fifa World Cup in Brazil, where violence erupted, after alcohol sales were re-introduced – we can clearly see that the alcohol norm needs to be disqualified…

NEWS: Snapchat: Another Platform For Big Alcohol

Snapchat is becoming another premium platform for Big Alcohol to target youth. Adweek reports that Snapchat has started to build serious buzz among brands over the past several months. Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown when they were students at Stanford University. The company headquarters are located in Venice, California…