Daily Dish for June 15, 2012


We scour the Interwebs to bring you random happenings and news… so you don’t have to!
Today on the Daily Dish:

5 Cannes Hopefuls That Already Rocked Social Media

by Tim Nudd – Adweek

Scores of TV commercials and online films will compete for the Film Grand Prix next week in Cannes. But many of the spots are already winners—with online audiences… read more

Editor’s note: Two LA outfits are on this list, DeutschLA for the “Michael” PlayStation ad, and CAA (who won One Show’s Best of Show just this last Wednesday) for their Chipotle ad “Back to the Start.”

6 Parent-Approved Social Networks for Kids

by Neha Prakash – Mashable

Kid-friendly sites like Club Penguin, Fantage and Franktown Rocks are trying to give minors the same advantages of a social network, without the rampant safety concerns of allowing young kids onto the Internet unmonitored…. read more

TiVo, PayPal Get Clicking on TV Commerce

by Erika Morphy – TechNewsWorld

The idea of letting TV viewers buy products as they’re watching commercials just by clicking their remote has been around for a while, but so far it hasn’t caught on. PayPal and TiVo are going to give it a whirl… read more

Finally, if you’re looking for something new to try this weekend:

101 Cheaps Eats

by Lesley Bargar Suter – Los Angeles Magazine

Los Angeles magazine brings you a brand-new guide to 101 more of the most fabulous yet frugal meals our town has to offer. Wet-naps not included…” read more


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