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Coca Cola Super Bowl ad inspires #BoycottCoke trend on Twitter

Twitter trend is sparked by ad featuring a non-English rendition of “America the Beautiful."
By Evan Bleier   |   Feb. 3, 2014 at 9:01 AM  |  Updated Feb. 3, 2014 at 11:43 AM   |   Comments

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Some people found a Super Bowl ad from Coca Cola featuring a rendition of “America the Beautiful” to be so offensive, that the hashtag #BoycottCoke quickly started to spread across social media.

Here’s why:



Then the #BoycottCoke hashtag really started to get going. Here’s a sampling of what people on both sides of the “controversial” ad had to say.







As of Monday morning, the #BoycottCoke hashtag was still going strong.


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