Dr Pepper Facebook Ad Sparks Evolution Controversy
Sep 14, 2012 13:31
Dr Pepper sparked a heated debate over an ad that it posted to its Facebook page. It featured an ape evolving into a man thanks to the discovery of a can of Dr Pepper.
Since the post went up three hours ago, it has been liked more than 15,000 times and received more than 1,100 comments.
Comments like: “My ancestors were created in the Garden of Eden,” one user posted in
response to the advertisement. “I ain’t no freaking chimp. No more Dr
Pepper for my household. God Bless y’all,” and many more were among the ones sent in by users.
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