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Coca-Cola's "America the Beautiful" Commercial Sparks Outrage on Twitter

Posted by on Feb. 2, 2014 at 8:53 PM
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Coca-Cola's "America the Beautiful" Commercial Sparks Outrage on Twitter

Who knew a Coke commercial could cause such an uproar?

Coca-Cola aired a Super Bowl commercial titled "It's Beautiful," with a simple premise: scenes from American life (families, pool parties, road trips, what have you) with "America the Beautiful" playing in the background. The twist? The patriotic tune was sung in different languages.

You can watch Coke's Super Bowl ad below:

And apparently that did not sit well with people on Twitter. #SpeakAmerican instantly started trending on Twitter, and talk of the commercial looked a lot like this:

WATCH: RadioShack's Super Bowl Commercial Brings In Every '80s Star

Of course, not everyone shared that opinion. Twitter was also flooded with people expressing frustration over the tweets bashing the Coke commercial.

With all the noise on Twitter either applauding or criticizing the commercial, viewers might have missed this historic moment:

What did you think of Coke's "America the Beautiful" commercial?

by on Feb. 2, 2014 at 8:53 PM
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sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 8:53 PM

some of the tweets here


http://www.eonline.com/news/506501/coca-cola-s-america-the-beautiful-commercial-sparks-outrage-on-twitter


sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 8:54 PM
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Firenygirl180
by Bronze Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 8:54 PM
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Didn't see the commercial, but that sounds like it was good. People from all over the world live here.
KelliansMom
by Bronze Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 8:56 PM
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our country is a big mixing bowl of peopel and languages, I thought it was a very beautiful commercial. 

sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 8:57 PM
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https://www.facebook.com/cocacola


on this link is an extended commercial,....and its beautiful

sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 8:58 PM
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mikiemom
by Ruby Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 8:59 PM
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There are some extremely ignorant xenophobic idiots living in this country.

The commercial was beautiful

lizmarie1975
by Gold Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 9:00 PM
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I thought it was f*cking awesome. It represents out country and all of the wonderful differences. We are not a homogenous group of peope...no matter how desperately some people wish we were.

sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 9:01 PM

on Coca Cola's facebook there is a 5 minutes commercial talking to Americans....it's also beautiful

Quoting lizmarie1975:

I thought it was f*cking awesome. It represents out country and all of the wonderful differences. We are not a homogenous group of peope...no matter how desperately some people wish we were.


sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Feb. 2, 2014 at 9:01 PM
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Quoting mikiemom:

There are some extremely ignorant xenophobic idiots living in this country.

The commercial was beautiful

yup

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