Advertising rules vary from country to country, but it’s generally understood that there are three types of advertisements that can be sold for digital and television: video ads, sponsored videos and digital advertisements.
The two types of ads are most often sold to people who already subscribe to a TV service, or to people that are looking to watch an online video or to consumers looking for advertising that may not be available elsewhere.
Advertising rules vary widely across the country, so it’s important to compare different countries for what is acceptable in each country.
In Canada, a video ad must have the following characteristics: it must not be misleading, must not have the same format as the advertisement, must be clearly identifiable and must be in the public interest.
The CBC News Network’s advertising rules are updated from time to time.
In Canada, there are two categories of video advertising: advertisements with commercial breaks and ads with no commercial breaks.
Commercial breaks are breaks in an advertisement that don’t have any commercial content.
In most of the United States, a commercial break can be anywhere from 10 seconds to 30 seconds.
Ads that are no longer in the marketplace will still need to meet the advertising rules.
For example, an advertisement for an online dating site will still require a commercial ad.
If you want to find out what is allowed and what is not, check out the rules of your country.CBC News will continue to update this list as new information becomes available.