Publishing Coca-Cola Pauses Social Media Advertising for 30 Days Soda giant joins growing list of brands stepping away from platforms The Coca-Cola Company said it would stop paid social media advertising today. Coca-Cola By Paul Hiebert & Sara Jerde June 26, 2020 The Coca-Cola Company will stop running paid ads on all social media platforms amid an industrywide call for brands to reevaluate where they spend their ad dollars. Paul Hiebert @hiebertpaul firstname.lastname@example.org Paul Hiebert is a CPG reporter at Adweek, where he focuses on data-driven stories that help illustrate changes in consumer behavior and sentiment. Sara Jerde @SaraJerde email@example.com Sara Jerde is publishing editor at Adweek, where she covers traditional and digital publishers’ business models. She also oversees political coverage ahead of the 2020 election.