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Twitter has Plans to Introduce Instagram-Style Photo Filters

13 November 2012 | Lily Shanahan

It’s hardly a surprise, to hear rumours, via New York Times, that Twitter would prefer it if users stayed on their platform, rather than using increasingly popular Facebook-owned Instagram, which is currently the booming photo publishing [...]

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TWIST! This week in social/search @TamarUK : 5-9th November

12 November 2012 | Lily Shanahan

This week we published four blogs from the Tamar Team. If you didn’t get the opportunity to read them take a look now: 1. #Socialmedia How to successfully use social media for sales: Discussed research surrounding [...]

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Google Redesign Their Search Engine Results Page

9 November 2012 | Aqil Rouf

Earlier this week, Google unveiled a redesign of their search engine results page (SERP). Nowadays, more of us are accessing the internet via smartphones and tablets; heeding this technological shift, the overseers of search have decided [...]

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Statistics, big data and neutral mathematical models are the big winners of #Election2012

7 November 2012 | Tanya Goodin

After months of anticipation, over 31 million tweets, one million votes and weeks of campaigning, Barack Obama, beat Romney (did we ever doubt it?) to be re-elected US President for four more years. No surprise [...]

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Will social media votes count in #Election2012?

6 November 2012 | Tanya Goodin

Later today, November 6th 2012,  we will finally find out if social media has predicted the outcome of the 2012 US Presidential election, dubbed by many the ‘Twitter election’.  Obama had a much trumpeted social [...]

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How to Successfully Use Social Media For Sales

5 November 2012 | Lily Shanahan

Recent research has highlighted the fact that consumers are more likely than ever before to opt for the ease of online shopping, over bricks and mortar stores. With social media predicted to bring in high [...]

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Facebook Trial New Timeline Format

2 November 2012 | Lily Shanahan

Facebook evidently likes to try and keep things looking fresh! Although the original timeline format was met with mixed reactions, marketers in general seemed to *like* the new format. Facebook is mixing it up, again, [...]

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Online vs. Bricks and Mortar Shopping

1 November 2012 | Lily Shanahan

New research from Tealeaf has shown that consumers are more likely than ever before to choose the ease of online shopping, over bricks and mortar stores. Out of 2,071 adults, 83% choose to use online [...]

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Tamar’s Apps to Tap | Sleep Cycle App

29 October 2012 | Lily Shanahan

Now that the clocks have gone back, and the nights are getting darker – let’s face it – we’re all getting sleepier. This dull autumnal weather and coldness in the mornings makes us want to [...]

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A year on…my life at Tamar!

26 October 2012 | Oli Booth

For those of you that aren’t privileged enough to know who I am…I’m Oliphant, but everyone calls me Oli. If we haven’t met, you might have heard of me on Twitter or seen me on Instagram…I’m the [...]