21 June 2013

The Big Facebook Product Announcement…Video for Instagram.

Yesterday, as previously rumoured, Facebook announced that Instagram has released an update enabling users to create 15 seconds of video. Of course, being Instagram, your videos can be filtered with a choice of 13 specifically designed filters. Exciting right? Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom has promised that Instagram video incorporates, ‘everything we know and love about Instagram, but it moves.’ One of …

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20 June 2013

Digital Milestones – The interactive timeline!

Now that our ‘Digital Milestones’ report is finished and published, I wanted to take a moment to share another very cool project we’ve put together to coincide with the report. As the report was originally intended to coincide with Tamar’s 18th birthday, I asked our excellent design team to put together an interactive timeline / microsite to showcase some of …

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18 June 2013

Imagine a world without Google…

As you will probably have seen by now, the Number 1 spot in our 18 years ‘Digital Milestones’ white paper (read the full report here, or our blog about the top 10 here) was taken by – no surprises for guessing – the launch of Google. Beating Facebook, Web 2.0, Twitter, the iPhone and more, the launch of the world’s …

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18 June 2013

Tamar18 Digital Milestones – the Top 10

The Report As you can probably tell from our tweets and posts in the past few days, today sees the launch of Tamar’s latest research report: ‘Project18: Digital Milestones‘. We got together with a wealth of influential figures who have witnessed the key moments in digital over the past 18 years, to put together a definitive list of milestones. The …

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14 June 2013

#OMG – Hashtags are coming to Facebook!

Having announced, just a little over a fortnight ago, that they would be launching “Verified Pages”, Facebook have taken another leaf out of Twitter’s book: the world’s biggest social network will soon be supporting hashtags too! Like Twitter, hashtags for Facebook will also allow users to sift through topics of interest in a more organised way. “When you click on …

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10 June 2013

Tamar18 – How we’re celebrating

Like anyone approaching their 18th birthday we’re getting increasingly more excited for the big day. In case you haven’t been following our Twitter, Instagram and Facebook updates, or you haven’t downloaded our fantastic digital milestone app ‘Tamar18’, it’s only 8 days to go… Everyday we’ve been using different photo editing apps to Photo-share the countdown. We’ve also asked some of the …

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31 May 2013

Project 18 Countdown – Celebrating 18 Years in Digital

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past few weeks, you can’t have failed to notice that Tamar are gearing up to celebrate a pretty big milestone – we’re turning 18! Yes, that’s right, almost 18 years ago Tamar was created by our CEO and founder Tanya Goodin (who still owns and runs the business today!) and we’re …

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21 May 2013

Pets at Work: The interviews. Part 6 – Boe

Meet the incredibly cute micropig  Boe, from Kew Little Pigs. Kew Little Pigs: Boe 1. What is your favourite part of the office? The sofa 2. What is your best trick? I can walk on the lead and I’m learning to sit. 3. What advice would you give to other office pets? Take advantage of everyone! 4. What is your …

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20 May 2013

Tamar: Pets at work put their best paw forward

Over the last week Tamar have been emphasising the benefits of office pets, but we also want to talk about the great things they do outside of the office! Yesterday our office dogs, Oli & Molly, embarked on their debut charitable act – ‘Best Paw Forward’ for Cancer Research and raised a very respectable £310! Here’s what the naughty twosome got up to on their walk down Thames Path: Upon …

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