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Recap: The 10 Most-Read Stories from Journey's 1st Year

By:  Journey Staff Nov 11, 2013
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Raise your Coke bottles and join us for a toast in celebration of Coca-Cola Journey's first birthday.

On Nov. 12, 2012, Coca-Cola Journey became a pioneer in digital content as a platform to tell stories about our company in our own voice. We created a destination where more than 14 million people have read, shared and engaged with our compelling content.  

To date, Journey has published more than 1,200 pieces of content. Revisit our 10 Most-Read Articles from our first year:

1. Coca-Cola Cake Recipe

Coke Cake

Bake this fan favorite yourself to taste what all the fuss is about!


2. Happiness Without Borders

Small World Machines

They may be small put they're powerful. These next-generation Coca-Cola vending machines connected strangers from two nations divided by more than borders.


3. The True History of the Modern-Day Santa Claus

True History of Santa Claus

The universally known Santa image we all know and love — that big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard — didn’t always exist.


4. The Chronicle of Coca-Cola: Birth of a Refreshing Idea

Birth of a Refreshing Idea

Dr. John Pemberton, the Atlanta pharmacist who invented Coca-Cola, changed the game forever when he introduced the "Delicious and Refreshing" drink in 1886. The rest is history... 


5. New Coke & New Media: Reimagining the Infamous Product Launch in the Digital Era

New Coke and New Media

The New Coke introduction and retraction remains a case study in brand loyalty. Has social media given consumers even more ownership of brands?


6. Equator Cool Down: Colombians Melt for Coke’s Ice Bottle

Colombian Ice Bottle

As the mercury rises, so increases the desire to reach for an ice-cold Coke. But what if that Coke literally came ice-cold? In Colombia, it does.


7. Everything You Need to Know About Coca-Cola Freestyle

Freestyle Machines

The Coca-Cola Freestyle fountain dispenser offers more than 100 drink choices right at your fingertips.


8. Coca-Cola for Two: Sharing Can Doubles the Happiness

Sharing Cans

Coca-Cola encourages two people to share happiness with this innovative can.  


9. What The Iliad, the Odyssey and ‘Mean Joe’ Have in Common

The Iliad and Mean Joe Greene

A behind-the-script look at Coke's iconic 1979 ad starring Mean Joe Greene... and the timeless power of great storytelling.


10. Coca-Cola Vending Machine Gets People to Bust Some Moves

Bust-a-Move Vending Machines

Watch as a Coca-Cola vending machine challenges South Korean kids to bust a move as they mimic the dance steps of the country's popular boy band, 2 PM.