Daily Dish: We lost our heads…

…we can’t focus on anything serious today. It’s Halloween! Here’s a trick. AT&T Ghostbombs Its Own TV Commercial for Halloween By Tim Nudd – Adweek How many ghouls did you spot? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U18VONWF67s?rel=0 And here’s the treat. thinkLA Corporate Members Happy Halloween! Let’s check in on thinkLA corporate members and see what kind of shenanigans they are
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Daily Dish: Post-Sandy Social Media Review

We probably have seen newsjacking at its worse in the past few days as brands moved in on the trending topic with mixed results.  Digiday takes a brief look at Duracell and Barney’s while Adweek calls out American Apparel and Gap as a flat-out fail. On the general reach and impact of social media, Forbes reflects on the
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Daily Dish: Debunking Sandy, 10-year-old Takeover, and Old Spice Job Listing

Our thoughts are with our friends and families on the East Coast.  Since everyone is focusing on Hurricane Sandy, today’s Daily Dish will be on the lighter side. Speaking of Sandy… So now you know Photos that are NOT of Hurricane Sandy There are a few photos being circulated around that are actually not of
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Daily Dish 10-26-12: IKEA Augmented Reality, Freemium FTW, and Hallowmeme 2012

IKEA AR App Shows Users How Furniture Would Look In Their Homes By Emma Hutchings – PSFK IKEA Now, developed by District Nerds, uses augmented reality to let you see how items from the catalog would look in your home. Read more… Keeping Viewers Distracted, With TV Commercials Slipping Through By Wayne Friedman – MediaPost
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Daily Dish 10-25-12: Facebook Global Pages, Chinese Social Media, and Eventbrite Beyond Tickets

Facebook Studio: Announcing a New Pages Structure for Global Brands Every month people from around the world engage with their favorite brands on Facebook. Today we’re excited to announce Global Pages, a new structure that provides the best, localized experiences for a brand’s customers, available to all brands working with Facebook. Read more… 5 Things
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Daily Dish 10-24-12: Top 10 Auto Digital Campaigns, Top 10 Tech Trends, and Best Halloween Ads

10 Top Digital Campaign by Auto Brands in the Creative Sandbox Archive By Aziz Ali – PSFK Digital properties are shaping up to demonstrate some of the most inspirational commercial work. That’s why Google has developed Creative Sandbox, a microsite housing a curated selection of work from the advertising industry for people to vote on.
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Daily Dish 10-23-12: 5 New Facebook Money Makers, Invisible QR codes, and Use Your Hands…Luke!

The 5 Big New Ways Facebook Laid The Groundwork For Making Money During Q3 2012 By Josh Constine – TechCrunch You probably won’t see the revenue bump in Facebook’s earnings report today from all its new monetization schemes. But with this quarter’s rollout of Gifts, a mobile ad network, app install ads, FBX, and Sponsored
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Daily Dish 10-22-12: YouTube’s New Algorithm, Overused Ad Actors, and Spooky Chocolate Eggs

YouTube Algorithm Change: ‘Time Watched’ Key to Higher Video Search Rankings By Greg Jarboe – Search Engine Watch YouTube has started adjusting the ranking of videos in YouTube search to reward engaging videos that keep viewers watching. In other words, “watch time” has replaced “view count” in the YouTube algorithm.  If you missed the news,
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