Coke's 'America the Beautiful' Tops Viral Chart As Super Bowl Ads Dominate Online

Canadian Institute of Diversity 'Gay' Olympics Spot Also Makes Chart

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Oscar Wilde once said, "The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about," and that is certainly the case with Coca Cola's controversial Super Bowl ad that stirred up a heated debate and claims the No. 1 spot on this week's chart with 13.7 million views.

The commercial that features people of diverse backgrounds singing "America the Beautiful" in nine different languages, generated a social media uproar among conservative pundits for being un-American and offensive. Coca Cola has since launched a 90-second version of the ad which aired during the opening ceremony of the Sochi Olympics.

The only campaign in the chart unrelated to the Super Bowl is one that was made for the other game: the Winter Olympics. With all of the recent criticism surrounding Russia's anti-gay legislation, the Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion also followed suit by releasing a humorous tongue-in-cheek spot that illustrates how the games have always been a bit gay. It takes the No. 10 seat this week with 6 million views.

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