Coppertone is the brand name for an American sunscreen, owned by Merck, formerly Schering-Plough. Coppertone is the sister brand to Bain de Soleil, which is targeted to adult women. The name originated from its marketing of suntan lotion.It dates to 1944, when pharmacist Benjamin Green invented a lotion to darken tans. The company became famous in 1953 when it introduced the Coppertone girl, an advertisement showing a young blond girl in pigtails staring in surprise as a Cocker Spaniel sneaks up behind her and pulls down her blue swimsuit bottom, revealing her buttocks to have a lighter tone than the rest of her body.
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  • Facebook Temporarily Bans User For Spoof Of Classic Coppertone Ad Showing Daughter’s Bare Bottom

    … of personal importance. The edited photo was reported, but it has not been removed, and a Facebook official told WBTV there must be multiple instances of reported and deleted content before any accounts are permanently disabled. Facebook has found itself in similar situations recently, over content such as breast-feeding photos and a controversial post by fitness competitor and "hot mom" of three Maria Kang. Readers: How should Facebook have handled this situation? …

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