Summary. The article is devoted to exploration of the main violation's factors of ethical component of modern social advertising. For the sample study were selected modern advertising campaigns that most clearly demonstrate the problem of violation of ethical parameters. At the time of analysis of scientific papers were found the main factors of influence that is used modern social advertising. In the study, threats and risks of using the identified anti-ethical methods were established, their influence on the thoughts, decisions and psychological state of the consumer.
Keywords: advertising ethics, social advertising, PSAs, breach of ethics in advertising.