Onstuimig

Three shocking reasons to monitor your children’s internet use

Posted by Tom Megginson | 7-02-2012 21:24 | Category: Media



This really weird campaign for the Beneva Foundation (which appears to be based in Romania, even though the ads are Slovakian) assumes that you are aware of some of the most infamous internet shock sites of the past few years. If you are (and I have to admit that I am) then these children’s versions — implying that your kids have visited those sites themselves — are horribly hilarious. If you are not familiar, I will do my best to explain in the most professional manner possible.

Beneva Foundation: Lemon Party - The internet is a dangerous place. Don't let your children online with no supervision.

Lemon Party (Wikipedia link) is the least shocking, at least in internet terms. It shows three naked, elderly men having a graphic threesome. The ice cream cone seems like a nod to the SFW Porn meme.

The other two are more infamous. See them after the break.


Beneva Foundation: 2 Girls 1 Cup - The internet is a dangerous place. Don't let your children online with no supervision.

Two Girls, One Cup (Wikipedia link) is a Brazilian pornographic short that apparently shows two women eating one of the women’s feces in the course of having several kinds of sex with each other. Famous for reaction videos that YouTube users have shot of friends watching the video for the first time, the coprophagia may be faked. But not according to the flies.

Beneva Foundation: Goatse - The internet is a dangerous place. Don't let your children online with no supervision.

Perhaps the worst reference is to goatse.cx (Wikipedia link), a now-defunct site that showed a single photo of a man holding open his grossly distended anus. In the days before “rick-rolling”, this was a popular link to rick unsuspecting people into opening. (The face isn’t much of an improvement on te original.)

So there you have it. An effective campaign? Only for those who are aware of the originals, if only by reputation. But as a cleverly-conceived in-joke, these will get lots of attention from ad bloggers. We’re a sick lot.


Advertiser:
Beneva Foundation
Agency:
Jandl (Bratislava, Slovakia)
Additional credits:
Creative Director: Pavel Fuksa
Art Director: Alexis Blanco
Copywriter: Eugen Suman
Art Director: Pavel Fuksa
Illustrator: Oana Tudoran
Source:
Ads of The World




Comments


Comments about Three shocking reasons to monitor your children's internet use

Call me naive, before this post I only know one meme from the three mentioned.
I like the idea of using children’s drawings but what I’m really curious about if this artwork could be made with less explicit examples.

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 8-02-2012 23:32

Comments about Three shocking reasons to monitor your children's internet use

I honestly don’t think this campaign was done to brief. It was created to get attention. Mission accomplished.

Posted by Tom Megginson | 8-02-2012 23:35



My comment



Comment:




Your comment will not be visible until a moderator approves it.








Some rights reserved 2005-2013 Osocio/Houtlust.
Disclaimer. Terms of use. Privacy statement.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.







Support us

Do you like our blog? Support us with a donation.
We're non-commercial. We all make Osocio pro bono in our spare time and we can use some support.





image of a graduation cap

Recent in Academy


Is this eating disorder ad too sexy?

It’s a serious question. This woman has the typical idealized body of a model, and despite the scary body painting, the portrayal is undeniably drawing attention to her curves and bare skin. When I think about eating disorders, I try to imagine looking in the mirror and seeing a funhouse…
Read more

Book review: Hidden Persuasion

33 psychological influence techniques in advertising Designing for behavior change is our thing here on Osocio.  We discuss the wide area of social campaigns from all over the world. ‘Is it a good or bad campaign’ is our first question. And we often judge a campaign based on professional principles…
Read more


About Osocio

Osocio is dedicated to social advertising and non-profit campaigns. It’s the place where marketing and activism collide. Formerly known as the Houtlust Blog, Osocio is the central online hub for advertisers, ad agencies, grassroots, activists, social entrepreneurs, and good Samaritans from around the globe.
Read more

(the about page is also available in Bahasa Indonesia, Chinese 汉语/漢語, Deutsch, Español, Français, Italiano, Nihongo 日本語, Ivrit עברית, Filipino, Polski, Português, Russian Русский язык, Slovenčina, Suomi, Svenska and Türkçe)