Daily Dish 8-17-12: Facebook ads, more Usain Bolt, and music you can see…

What Others Are Saying About Facebook’s News Feed Ad Testing

by Justin Lafferty – AllFacebook

Facebook’s announcement that the site is testing ads that will go beyond pages’ fan bases set off a flurry of reaction across the Internet. Many criticized the social network, as previously, only content from pages specifically liked by the user or their friends ended up in their news feeds. Some feel that the ads are OK, since Facebook is a free service. A Facebook spokesperson told AllFacebook that this is a test, and users are able to hide these posts, similar to the process of hiding any other news feed content… read more

Dreams Come True for Hearing Impaired with Daydreamer

from Phenomblue, a thinkLA corporate member

Yesterday, we received a call from the mother of an Iowa School for the Deaf student, who had just seen our Daydreamer video at the school’s open house. She thanked us for helping make her daughter’s dream to experience music, like her sisters, come true. Needless to say, it was a remarkable feeling for our team. Not only did we witness a Signature Reserve project come to life, but we also watched technology and our very own project enrich the lives of others. This project means so much to us and we’re excited to share it with you… read more

Ad of the Day: Gatorade

by Tim Nudd – AdWeek

Usain Bolt is the Grim Reaper in a spot celebrating his killer instinct in London… read more

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TBWA\Chiat\Day is a thinkLA corporate member

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