Coca-Cola Launches Summer Snapchat Campaign

Coca-Cola Launches Summer Snapchat Campaign

The first weekend of Summer, Coca-Cola Australia is running a big campaign on Snapchat including Sponsored Lens on Saturday, video Snap Ads, and Snapcodes.

ERIN MARY Doyle
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The agencies behind the activation are Society and UM. The products are running during Coca-Cola’s broader ‘Coke Summer’ campaign.

Last week, for the first time, Snapchat released user figures and demographic data on its Australian users- Snapchat has four million active daily users in Australia and 150 million users globally.

The largest audience of Snapchatters are aged 18-24 (31 per cent), followed by 25-34-year-olds (28 per cent), 13-17 (23 per cent) and 35+ (18 per cent).

Coke is running Sponsored Lenses on the first Saturday of summer. The Lens features the iconic Coke bottle that users can sip from. The artist behind the activations is street artist Mulga.

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Coke is also sending a vintage Coke delivery truck to iconic East Coast locations such as Schoolies week, festivals, beaches and O Week. The company is running exclusive Snapcodes available at the truck – Snapchatters will be about to Snap-to-unlock bespoke Sponsored Geofilters to the relevant events where the truck visits.

A Coca-Cola spokesperson said, “We worked with our agencies to create an epic social video campaign that combined the latest stop motion and animation techniques to tell a story that is inspired by the sensory experience of sipping an icy-cold Coke on a hot summer’s day.

“We wanted to deliver content that millennials can connect with – content that is genuine, engaging and authentic.

“The launch of the Coca-Cola AU Snapchat channel provides us with the perfect opportunity to bring to life the campaign through an impactful, real-time and relevant connection point that resonates with our audience.”