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8 Biggest Lies Ever Told By Major Advertisers

By SiliconIndia  |   Friday, 30 November 2012, 05:42 Hrs
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Bangalore: You would have often wondered about all that glossy, snazzy and tempting ads’ credibility on what they carry about products they are trying to convince us for a buy. And then there are some others who felt much cheated about the products not delivering on what they were actually depicted in ads and went forth to sue the manufacturing company. Read on to know 8 such companies who got sued for lying in their advertisements.  



#8 Classmates.com: Will find your classmates



Before Facebook, people got frenzy about signing up on Classmates.com to catch up with their old high school friends and flames.



The site eventually introduced a "Gold" membership, which allowed members to email their old friends. Anthony Michaels was lured into this offer after the site sent him an email saying that an old friend was trying to contact him, but it turned out to be a marketing ploy.  So Michaels filed a class action lawsuit for false advertising against Classmates.com and he got $9.8 million in 2010.



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