Webkinz Ad Angers addition parents

Ads with kid-friendly site has a Webkinz advocacy group in arms and demanded the toy maker mentioned in the ad.

Sometimes, buying $ 15 of toys including access code Webkinz and lead wide-eyed children (and more than a few parents) to the wonderful world of soft webby goodness Ganz. All this advertising sees injustice everywhere on every other site on the web.

Hello offense, in fact just called, your license will be revoked exist. That the overall tone of the New York Times documented the placement of advertisements for the film “Bee Movie” and “Alvin and the Chipmunks” on the Webkinz website.

Child advocacy group Campaign for Commercial-Free registered their displeasure with the shift of ads to support free content on the site.

“Disappointing that Webkinz are choosing to maximize profits at the expense of the trust of the parents,” said Susan Linn, director of CCFC and a psychologist at the Judge Baker Children’s Center, said in a statement.

Paid content called the move a “PR nightmare” for Ganz, Webkinz producer cuddly. They cite parents may get the wrong impression that means paying for the toys receive free advertising web content as well.

“If Ganz really need the money, it should immediately remove ads and charge more for the toys,” says Henry Blodget at Silicon Alley Insider.

It could be the excitement, though, as many Internet users have become used to tuning the banner ads. This may not be the desired effect, in fact, placement of banner that “Alvin and the Chipmunks” can serve as a warning to fathers everywhere – Squirrel disturbing sound before, beware!