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Facebook Privacy Policy – a slow slide towards disintergration

11 May 2010 | Alex Christie

Since Facebook first launched the privacy policy that it adopted in its infancy it has slowly eroded. In the beginning it had the privacy of the user at heart, but now it seems as if Facebook is [...]

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Facebook panic button meeting with CEOP in Washington

12 April 2010 | Alex Christie

Facebook executives are set to meet with the head of a British child protection agency in Washington, to discuss the safety of the younger members of the social networking site. Facebook has come under fire [...]

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Tamar is Agency of the Year – a 1st for a UK Search agency

27 November 2009 | Tanya Goodin

I am over the moon that last night we were named Agency of the Year by the Financial Services Forum at the spectacular Guildhall in London. It was a nail-biting effort by Team Tamar to [...]

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How to fundraise for charity

25 August 2009 | Annie Wakefield

Ok, so sorry, I don’t actually have the definitive answer to this difficult question, however I wanted to share our experiences of successful fundraising and also some brilliant ideas I’ve seen work for others. We [...]

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Back to school!

28 July 2009 | Annie Wakefield

This weekend Tamar’s own Barrie Bowles visited Oak Lodge School in Balham, the location of our 2009 UK Charity project. It was the first time that anyone has visited since we completed the project in June, [...]

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My second year at St Cyprian’s

14 July 2009 | Alex Christie

It’s my second year at St Cyprian’s school, and I’m still loving every minute of it. St Cyprian’s is not just a school for girls but its also home to every single girl that attends [...]

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Privacy and the economics of self regulation

30 June 2009 | Alex Christie

What do social networking companies care more about? Money or users privacy? Personally I believe they are all there to try and make money (and why not), however this primary objective means that when it [...]

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CSR – the final verdict!

30 June 2009 | Annie Wakefield

So we’re at the end of another year’s CSR week and I wanted to report back on the final results, what we’ve gained from the experience, and where we go from here! This year was our first [...]

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Employers phishing on Facebook

19 June 2009 | Alex Christie

There have been countless stories in the press of employers monitoring staff behaviour on social networking sites, however this practice now seems to be hitting a new low. It was recently reported on the Yahoo! [...]

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CSR Project 2009 – Day 4

12 June 2009 | Alex Christie

And so we come to Tamar’s final day of the 2009′s community project at Oak Lodge school. With the school’s art exhibition scheduled that very evening, the pressure was on to get our projects complete [...]