15 government PSAs that would never fly in the Internet age

Billboard ads from the days when the U.S. government promoted national security with secrecy and guilt trips.
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Between social media and smartphones, every citizen in the U.S. is potentially a Johnny-on-the-spot reporter. Citizens use social media to tell government agencies and corporations just exactly what they think, forcing them to apologize for mishaps or unwise statements more often than they did in the past. But in the 1940s, during WWII and the Manhattan Project, the government used secrecy and "guilt-trip" billboards to help promote censorship in an effort to protect national security. With social media, these ads would never fly today, and would instantly drum up online backlash.

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