The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority received 272 complaints about a spot for Coca-Cola beverage Fanta Z that features people spitting out sips of Fanta Light, the drink Fanta Z is replacing. The ASA mandated the ad only be shown after 9 p.m. because of concerns children might emulate the behavior in the spot.
The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus has ruled against The Home Depot's "Lowest Prices, Guaranteed" claim, stating that the slogan indicates a lowest-price offer and discourages comparison shopping.
VH1 is launching Vspot, a broadband service that will give users access to three channels of original and exclusive music programming via the Web. The ad-supported, online offering is similar to the new Overdrive service offered by VH1's sibling Viacom property MTV.