subliminal advertising

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Promotional messages the recipient is not aware of, such as those played at very low volume or flashed on a screen for less than a second. Its effectiveness is not supported by scientific evidence, and its use is considered a deceptive business practice in some jurisdictions.

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Some companies will use subliminal advertising to get you thinking about their product when you don't realize you are doing it.
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I knew that the new company was trying sneaky subliminal advertising techniques that the person would not pick up on.
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The marketing firm used subliminal advertising in a make up commercial to sell weight loss pills to young girls desperate to be beautiful.
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