Social Media

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Facebook hits 300m users – but has UK peaked?

16 September 2009 | Henry Elliss

The guys at Facebook – or to be more accurate, the top guy, Mark Zuckerberg – announced yesterday via their blog that Facebook is now reaching 300 million users around the globe. A remarkable milestone, [...]

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Facebook adds status tagging – now live in UK

15 September 2009 | Henry Elliss

Anybody logging in to Facebook today will be greeted with a snazzy new functionality to play with – which might give you a little sense of de-ja-vu if you’re a Twitter user too… Yes, Facebook [...]

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Tamar @ Twestival (including photos…!)

11 September 2009 | Henry Elliss

Regular readers will know that we like to support charity here at Tamar – our own TLC being just the tip of the iceberg – so it was no big surprise when we decided to [...]

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Our first Measurement Camp

11 September 2009 | Henry Elliss

Early on Thursday morning, myself and couple of Tamar colleagues were lucky enough to be invited to join the “Measurement Camp” gang at their monthly meet-up. I’ve known of Measurement Camp for a while now [...]

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Is Twitter more use to brands than Facebook?

11 September 2009 | Sarah Graveling

Just over a year ago all the big brands were popping up on Facebook.  Creating games, competitions or other methods of engagement and then proudly showing how many fans they had gained. With Twitter becoming [...]

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Twitter filling your wallet. Or, my 1 year anniversary post, sort of.

9 September 2009 | Alex Christie

It has been almost a year since I started blogging for Tamar and it seems quite ironic that something I noticed this week has sent me referencing the first post I did, and on 09/09/09 [...]

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How to get 400 million backlinks in only 3 years

9 September 2009 | Alex Christie

If you are on the Internet these days, you will have seen the now famous social bookmarking icons, they weren’t so famous 3 years ago when AddThis started. If you have seen the buttons below, [...]

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Here come the teens… A teenager speaks

4 September 2009 | Henry Elliss

This week at Tamar we’ve been lucky enough to host a work experience person, in the shape of one Rachel Hosie. Rachel has been working with the Social Media team, helping us with some data [...]

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The evolution of YouTube as a search engine

21 August 2009 | Alex Christie

In May, to continue the trend of major names giving themselves subtle summer makeovers(see Twitter’s login facelift), YouTube expanded their search bar and removed their ‘home’, ‘videos’, ‘channels’, ‘community’ tab-style layout in favour or a [...]

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Facebook and Twitter play nicely – for the sake of the celebs?

21 August 2009 | Henry Elliss

Good news for anybody who runs a Facebook page AND a twitter account – you can now link the two together. Bad news for anybody in that group who’d like to use Twitter as the [...]