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You Tube – Hot or Not

2 October 2008 | Alex Christie

After a recent discussion around the hallowed tables of Tamar about rating images and videos that users send to sites, as luck would have it I came across an article on Google discussing the issue, […]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.2

1 October 2008 | Tanya Goodin

My favourite websites are all content related, though set in different ways.  The three I have chosen are, and ZgeekI have been reading and commenting on Zgeek for a number of years.  […]

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Henry is… updating his status in many places!

1 October 2008 | Henry Elliss

As regular readers will know, I’ve been a Facebook user for over 18 months now and still find time to update my status on a regular basis. Despite being of no real value to me, […]

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The future of search

1 October 2008 | Alex Christie

Ten Search experts over at Google will over the next three weeks be sharing their knowledge on how they see search evolving in future. In the first blog posts on the Future of Search Marissa […]

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Current crisis will not halt growth in the I.T. and search sector.

30 September 2008 | Alex Christie

While the worlds markets appeared to be in a free fall, after what has been declared the worst ever day for international economics, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer was typically upbeat about his organisations ability to […]

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Heavy traffic, the correct response?

30 September 2008 | Tanya Goodin

How The Times deals with heavy traffic As you would expect The Times is experiencing a lot of traffic to their website as we all try and keep up to date with the interesting times […]

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Are you ready for Christmas?

30 September 2008 | Alex Christie

It’s the beginning of October, official start of Christmas madness. Every year at this time we all start seeing the adverts and decorations. What we also start seeing is the increase of Christmas related terms […]

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Position crawling systems: Playing the wrong game?

30 September 2008 | Annie Wakefield

One thing I’ve learned since starting here at Tamar is that while there are many tricks in this trade, it seems that natural search is the way to go… I found this interesting article online […]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.1

29 September 2008 | Alex Christie

This is the first in a series of blogs written by everyone who works at Tamar. Everyone will talk about their 3 favourite sites, or sites that they use on a regular basis, and explain […]

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How is Facebook helping MI6?

29 September 2008 | Annie Wakefield

Well, her Majesty’s secret service is using the world’s biggest social networking site to recruit agents, according to a story released earlier today. According to a Foreign Office spokesperson : "The open recruitment campaign continues […]