Social Media

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Social media crimes…

4 February 2009 | Annie Wakefield

We are quite fond of social networks here at Tamar as you might have gathered. However, there is a (as with most things in life) a darker more sinister side to these sites we visit [...]

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Five things Facebook are doing to celebrate their 5th birthday

4 February 2009 | Henry Elliss

On the day when Facebook celebrates it's firth birthday, I thought we should have a look at how the Social Networking giant is celebrating. In case you haven't read it already, Tanya gave us a [...]

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Adopt-a-blog # 16 – Nick Hornby’s Blog

3 February 2009 | Annie Wakefield

According to Zadie Smith, Nick Hornby believes that beautiful songs, beautiful books, and yes, the beautiful game, are the great forces which guide the world. This might make him sound like a great, and good, [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #15 – Scott Guthrie

3 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Scott Guthrie (aka Scott Gu on his ASP.Net blogs) is a vice president in the Microsoft Developer Division at Redmond. He runs the development teams that build ASP.NET, Common Language Runtime (CLR), Silverlight, Windows Forms, [...]

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M_Lab….. not so new from Google.

2 February 2009 | Alex Christie

Google released a new online network diagnostic tool, Measurement Lab . They are offering many different tools, some working and some upcoming. Some of the tools on offer are the Network Diagnostics tool, that gives [...]

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Whats the BUZZ??

29 January 2009 | Alex Christie

For those that want to find out what people are saying about their website(s) and gain a little more insight into their website's reputation, etc, I have the answer for you: BUZZGAIN. This social media [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #14 – My Fashion Life

29 January 2009 | Alex Christie

As the credit crunch continues to bite away at my bank balance, I (like many others) have had to take a long, hard look at my expenses and as a result have started to cut [...]

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Adopt-a-blog #13 Huffington Post

28 January 2009 | Alex Christie

A rather refreshing take on a US based news site (www.huffingtonpost.com) brings to life a liberal public view on events spanning from politics, all the way through to the environment. By encouraging views from all [...]

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Twitter Time

28 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Now is the time to be Mirco Blogging. All I keep hearing at the moment is Twitter this, Facebook that. Or as John Prescott referred to it "The Facebook" when praising the site and commenting [...]

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Pope embraces YouTube

27 January 2009 | Alex Christie

Pope Benedict XVI and the Holy See have embraced the digital world this week. Traditionally the Catholic Church has been very hesitant to change the old ways, well all that has changed. Under Pope Benedicts [...]