10 controversial ad campaigns of 2013 revisited

Controversial ads 2013
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Creative Bloq is now ten years old! To celebrate a decade of design, we're looking back at past articles. These ads missed the mark at the time, but has the past nine years done them any favours? We can't believe some of these ever made it out of the ideas room.

We've seen some incredible examples of TV commercials and print ads this year - with many award-winning campaigns being some of the most creative we've ever seen. However, some have been less than popular, signalling an eruption of complaints. Take a look at some of the most controversial ads of the year.

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