Social Media

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Facebook’s little hidden message

24 July 2008 | Annie Wakefield

Browsing Facebook yesterday I stumbled onto something I’d never seen before, a little hidden message at the bottom of my friends page… I would leave you a screenshot, but it might be more fun if [...]

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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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Blog posts…What makes a good one?

10 July 2008 | Annie Wakefield

It has become one of the most popular ways for people to express themselves and even for companies to get their words out online. The blogsphere is well and truly established and on a rampage. [...]

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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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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, [...]

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Citizen Journalism in China

20 June 2008 | Alex Christie

The China Daily recently ran an interesting article in how new media helped during the Sichuan earth quake on the 12th May.  One example used was of Zhang Qi who lived near the epicentre of [...]

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MySpace Calls in the Decorators to Beat Facebook

20 June 2008 | Henry Elliss

MySpace unveiled a new design this week, pipping rival Facebook to the post. Facebook have been publicising their profile redesign for almost 6 months now, but with very little fanfair, MySpace cleaned up their act [...]

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LinkedIn gets the Cash-In

18 June 2008 | Alex Christie

Networking site for professionals LinkedIn has stamped confidence in online industries today by attracting new investment to the tune of $53m. The business overall is valued at over $1bn. At an uncertain economic time, this [...]