Going back as far as the caveman days, advertising has played a role in culture around the earth. As time has passed, advertising has evolved to adapt to the different forms of media throughout history.

This infographic from Ocean Media highlights several key events in history that help define advertising, and lead it to where it is today. Several different countries are represented as they developed new methods to get information across to their audiences and helped pave the way for more development in the advertising, and promotional realm. Also featured is the future, and what the possibilities are for the next generation of advertising.

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A Brief History of Advertising

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