Hostelworld Advert Banned In The UK After Multiple Complaints

Do you think it went too far?

The world would appear to have gone PC mad with the banning of this video today by the UK advertising standards authority. The video shows a group of young backpackers diving into a pool in Mexico and was aimed at promoting Hostelworld but has been banned because of links to tombstoning. For those not aware that is the act of people jumping into crazy places which has led to people dying all over the world. 20 people complained about the video which is why it will get pulled.

See the crazy risks people in the UK take tombstoning...

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Niall Harbison

Niall founded Lovin' Dublin with a few fairly simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.