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Is Facebook’s rumoured location-tracking app a good idea?

5 February 2013 | Christine Andres

We already know that Facebook has access to a whole load of data about you and your friends – rumour has it the social media giant is now looking into (silently) tracking your location with [...]

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TWIST | Tamar | The Week In Social/Search from Tamar 21st – 25th January 2013

28 January 2013 | Lily Shanahan

We published two blogs in the last seven days. If you didn’t get a chance to read them, then you can check them out now: 1. Analyse, see and do more with Wolfram|Alpha’s Personal Analytics [...]

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Twitter introduces Vine

25 January 2013 | Lily Shanahan

Twitter enables you to share your thoughts, your feelings, your opinions, your edited-photos and now your videos. Well – provided they’re 6 seconds! Twitter has just introduced ‘Vine’, a service that allows you to create [...]

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Online vs. High Street – The Fight Continues…

2 January 2013 | Lily Shanahan

2012 saw the highest annual total spend on digital entertainment ever. Over £1bn was spent on digital films, music and games. Director of the General Entertainment Retailers Association, Kim Barley, said that breaking the £1bn [...]

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24th December- Remember When The Queen Parachuted into the Olympic Stadium?

24 December 2012 | Liz Morray

24th December : The Queen Parachutes into the Olympic Stadium: The Queen, yes, that’s right, not only did she celebrate her Diamond Jubilee this year, she also agreed to take part in the opening ceremony. [...]

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23rd December- Remember the Olympics Opening Ceremony?

23 December 2012 | Helen Booth

23rd December:  All that British cynicism and apathy finally vanished, as we were all stunned by Danny Boyle’s creative, eccentric and totally, wonderfully British opening ceremony.  ‘Isles of wonder’ featured athletes from over 200 countries. [...]

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21st December- Remember When Andy Murray Won Gold?

21 December 2012 | Sarah Graveling

After a tumultuous relationship borne through several frustrating Wimbledon appearances, the country finally warmed to Andy Murray in 2012, as we all cheered him for winning Gold. The chilly Scot finally had a massive grin [...]

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20th December: Remember When Jessica Ennis Won Heptathlon Gold?

20 December 2012 | Henry Elliss

Golden Girl Jess Ennis started Team GB’s Gold rush on Super Saturday – the image of her with the flag around her shoulders, the tears, the cheers… What an incredible day for British sport. Add [...]

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19th December – Remember Usain Bolt’s 100m Victory?

19 December 2012 | Aqil Rouf

“Number one baby, all day, every day!”… Today we celebrate Usain Bolt’s 100m victory. Bolt beat off the likes of Blake and Gatlin to win Olympic Gold, completing the sprint in just 9.63 seconds. If [...]

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US Sees Twitter and Nielsen Establish Social TV Rating

18 December 2012 | Lily Shanahan

A new social reach metric for Social TV and analytics has been announced in the US by Nielsen. During a year where second screen viewing has become even more popular, this is a significant move [...]