Latest posts

Blog image

Twitter to start valuing your tweets – how will yours fair?

15 February 2013 | Henry Elliss

In an announcement this week, targeted at their Developer community, Twitter have launched a new attribute to their API which ranks/values individual tweets based on their effectiveness. Before you switch off and say “Twitter have [...]

Blog image

Britain’s Digital Brands show dramatic annual growth in their social communities on Valentine’s Day

13 February 2013 | Tanya Goodin

Today on Valentine’s Day Tamar is launching our 3rd annual edition of BrandLove25. Our ongoing project to measure the ‘love’ shown in their social media communities for Britain’s leading digital brands. In 2013 the analysis [...]

Blog image

TWIST -The Week in Social/Search from Tamar 4th -8th February 2013

11 February 2013 | Lily Shanahan

We’ve published four blogs in the last week. If you didn’t get a chance to read them when they first went live, you can take a look at them now: 1.      Super Bowl - The effect for Twitter and Brands: Not [...]

Blog image

Get Valentines sorted… with the help of your smart phone!

8 February 2013 | Liz Morray

Well it’s the 8th February everyone, less than a week till Valentine’s day, so I’ve been having a browse for the best apps for the occasion. For those of you chaps who have a lovely [...]

Blog image

Google Places Poses Problems for Local Search

7 February 2013 | Siobhan Swainston

Local search can offer numerous advantages, especially for small brands just starting out. People often search for items and services within their area so developing a good local SEO campaign is crucial for success. However, [...]

blog post image

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 [...]

Blog image

Superbowl – The effect for Twitter and Brands

4 February 2013 | Lily Shanahan

We weren’t just looking for sporting wins in yesterday’s 2013 Super Bowl! Our eyes were on Twitter. The 2012 Super Bowl created an average of over 10,000 tweets per second and peaked at an outstanding [...]

Blog image

TWIST -The Week In Social/Search from Tamar 28th January- 1st February 2013

4 February 2013 | Lily Shanahan

We published two blogs in the last week. If you didn’t get a chance to read them when they first went live, you can take a look at them now. 1. Twitter – Fastest growing platform on [...]

Blog image

The Tamar Team’s Twitter Take-over!

31 January 2013 | Christine Andres

There’s nothing wrong with encouraging a bit of enjoyable competitiveness, which is why every day until next Friday 8th February (weekends not included), a member of the Tamar team is given the exciting challenge of [...]

Blog image

Twitter – Fastest growing Social Platform on the planet

31 January 2013 | Lily Shanahan

Twitter’s number of active users grew 40% from Q2 to Q4 of 2012 – according to ‘Global Web Index’ this is equal to 288 million active users. (Active users are defined as those who have [...]