Advertise, derived from the Latin advertere, or “to turn toward,” is mainly used in the context of describing or drawing attention to a product, service, or event. It is to make something known for others to see—and often for them to be enticed to purchase some product or attend some event. Advertising refers to the activity or profession of producing “advertisements” for commercial products or services and so is deeply entrenched in marketing, public relations, and applied behavioral psychology.

Advertising is significant to human life across development. People are bombarded with advertisements daily all over the world; it is rare to go a day without seeing an advertisement for some product or service. Ads cater to all demographics, reaching people of all ages and within all ...

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