15 September 2015

Blogger Spotlight – Kirsty from Something Crunchy Mummy

It’s day 2 of Social Media Week, and we’re onto our second interview! If you missed our first one, make sure you catch up on our interview with Lydia from Pererro Travel. Don’t forget that all throughout Social Media Week you can follow what we’re up to by either searching our hashtag #SMWBlogger on Twitter or Instagram, or by following us @TamarUK. Next up we’re …

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14 September 2015

Blogger Spotlight – Lydia from Pererro Travel

It’s Social Media Week! Every day this week we’ll be posting an interview with a blogger, to get more insight into how they work, and how they write. Don’t forget that all throughout Social Media Week you can follow what we’re up to by either searching our hashtag #SMWBlogger on Twitter or Instagram, or by following us @TamarUK. For our …

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4 September 2015

The Blogger’s Guide to Social Media Week

Are you attending our event Be A Better Blogger at Social Media Week? SMWLondon kicks off a week today and if you are a blogger or aspiring blogger, then it’s a great opportunity to gain some insight on how you can raise your profile. To help you, we’ve highlighted the blogger related events we’d recommend for the week and why, with time …

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3 September 2015

How big will #ForceFriday be?

Nearly 40 years ago, millions of Star Wars fans rushed to purchase branded toys and figures from their favourite film. Unable to cope with unexpectedly high demand, the race for merchandise famously left many children disappointed at the prospect of a Skywalker-less Christmas. A lot has changed since those days, but fandom’s excitement remains. As the release date of Star …

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29 July 2015

Twitter joke plagiarism

It’s been brought to everyone’s attention this week that Twitter is removing allegedly ‘stolen’ jokes, without investigating the accusations. It was brought to everyone’s attention by the twitter account @PlagiarismBad, although they themselves have admitted they don’t think they’re responsible for Twitter’s crackdown, they simply noticed it first. So what if people steal jokes on Twitter? People steal jokes all the time. But to …

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18 May 2015

Why did Nando’s react so cautiously to #CheekyNandos?

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past week, you’ll undoubtedly be aware of the ‘Cheeky Nando’s’ meme and the internet-based ‘Mega LOLZ’ it has generated. Just in case you’re not, here’s the in-a-nutshell version. An anonymous Tumblr user named ‘Chavvesty‘ (who has since closed his blog down for unknown reasons) responded to an American Tumblr user who …

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1 April 2015

Say Ello to Zayn Malik’s social network

Unless you spent last week hiding away in a cave, you’re probably aware that Zayn Malik has quit One Direction.  After being signed off for stress and leaving the band’s tour, it was announced the 22 year old would not return, and the band is set to continue as a 4. Let’s face it, it’s unlikely to be the last …

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23 January 2015

Paris attacks – All united online

After the tragic news of the terrible terrorist attacks that shook Paris earlier this month, it was great to see how united France was during the rally on the 12th January 2015 with more than 3 million showing they would not be kowtowed by terrorism. However, it was also great to note that this unity extended online with the trending …

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22 December 2014

The Top 10 digital moments of 2014 #DIGIMOs

Over the past 3 weeks, we’ve been running down our pick of the Top 10 ‘digital moments’ of 2014, with a bit of a Tamar twist – we’ve been recreating them in Lego! Because why not, hey? We’ve been posting 3 each week on our social feeds, but in case you missed any of them, we’ve gathered them all together …

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