Posts by Henry Elliss

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Is Free Mobile Usage The Future?

14 August 2008 | Henry Elliss

In my capacity as Head of Social Media here at Tamar, I get to meet a lot of interesting people – some tell me things I already knew; some try to sell me their services; [...]

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New Bebo Friend Request from Gliese 581c

4 August 2008 | Henry Elliss

If you start receiving strange friend requests on Bebo in the year 2050, there may be more to them than meets the eye. That’s because 2050 is about the time that we can expect a [...]

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Scrabulous vs Hasbro – The Second Coming

29 July 2008 | Henry Elliss

It looks like the Scrabulous vs copyright holders battle is about to rear it’s ugly head again – over 7 months after the argument first emerged. According to the BBC, American Scrabble copyright owners Hasbro [...]

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Facebook Officially Most Visited Network in UK

24 July 2008 | Henry Elliss

According to the statistical wizards over at Hitwise, Facebook now receives almost 50% of all UK social networking site visits, showing massive growth this year compared with 2007. Growing a massive 172% compared to the [...]

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Facebook redesign – So what’s new?

22 July 2008 | Henry Elliss

As you’ll doubtless know by now, Facebook are in the process of rolling out their new site design to the masses at the moment, and as you’d expect it’s being covered widely in the press. [...]

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Facebook Relaunch Due… But When?

18 July 2008 | Henry Elliss

For the past few months, the people at Facebook have been slowly releasing more and more information about this summers profile redesign. As well as giving information to bloggers and brand advocates via secret preview [...]

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Slow News(feed) Day at Facebook?

16 July 2008 | Henry Elliss

Fingers crossed this is just a teething trouble before the new Facebook profiles design goes live…!

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Charities Not Keeping Up With Web 2.0

10 July 2008 | Henry Elliss

According to an article in yesterday’s Guardian newspaper, charities around the country are noting a shift in power from their own tightly-controlled organisations to unofficial brand advocates using social media to spread the word. Some [...]

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Kevin Smith Hit By Hidden Link Spammers

5 July 2008 | Henry Elliss

I was catching up on some of the blogs I subscribe to just now, when I noticed some MAJOR hidden link spam which I would not normally have seen. The blog in question is the [...]

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Babies = End of Your Social (Networking) Life?

4 July 2008 | Henry Elliss

As regular readers may notice, the Tamar Social Media blog has been a little quieter over the past three weeks. The reason behind this pre-summer lull isn’t that we’ve all gone on lovely hot holidays, [...]