18 December 2012

US Sees Twitter and Nielsen Establish Social TV Rating

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 for the industry and programmers developing increasingly more captivating TV. Nielsen are the leading provider of insights into what consumers watch and buy. Twitter, have …

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18 December 2012

18th December- Remember The Jubilee Concert?

On the 4th June a star-studded spectacular concert was one of many events that celebrated the Queen’s 60 year reign. Featuring performances from the likes of Alfie Boe, Elton John, Gary Barlow, Jules Holland and Tom Jones, to name but a few – Oh and of course Madness performing *on top* of Buckingham Palace.  Princes Charles paid a moving tribute to …

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17 December 2012

TWIST- The Week In Social/Search from Tamar 10th-14th December 2012

As well as our ‘Year to Celebrate’ app blogs, we have published five more blogs in the past week. If you didn’t get a chance to read them, then you can check them out now: 1. 2012 Digital Predictions – How did we do with our predictions for 2012? Our CEO Tanya Goodin makes 10 digital predictions each year. Find out how she did this year. 2. …

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17 December 2012

17th December- Remember When Tom Daley Won Bronze?

Poster boy of the Olympics, eighteen year old Tom Daley, started diving at just seven years old and specialises in the 10 metre platform event. After a tumultuous Olympics which saw him become the focus of a malicious Twitter ‘troll’ (and the subsequent media coverage), Daley nailed his final dive and won bronze at London 2012, as the roaring crowd …

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16 December 2012

16th December- Remember The Jubilee Flotilla?

Today, our ‘Year to Celebrate’ app celebrates the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Flotilla. It rained, and it rained, and it rained. This didn’t put off the masses of crowds hitting London to watch the Jubilee Flotilla spectacular. Over a million people turned up to celebrate the Queens Jubilee, and cheer on the largest flotilla on the Thames for 500 years! The Queen and …

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15 December 2012

15th December- Remember the Appearance of the First Saudi Athlete?

Today our ‘Year to Celebrate’ app celebrates the first EVER Saudi female athletes to compete in the Olympics. Track athlete Sarah Atar and judoka Wojdan Shaherkani made history when they competed at London 2012. This was an incredibly momentous occasion, proving just how far the Olympic culture has progressed. They didn’t win any medals, but we hope to see a bigger Female …

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14 December 2012

14th Remember when Bradley Wiggins was Enthroned?

Today, in our ‘Year to Celebrate’ app we celebrate Bradley Wiggins being crowned king of the biking world ‘Wiggo’ made victory look both effortless  and cool when he sat outside Hampton Court at the end of his race, shining in the glory of winning both the Tour de France and Olympic Gold. In our opinion, he is an incredible role …

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12 December 2012

See Your 2012 Year Review with Facebook

Today, Facebook has rolled out the opportunity to see your *biggest* 20 moments on Facebook from this year. As well as the top 20 moments, from *your life on Facebook*,  it shows a selection of photos, how many friends you’ve made this year and how many pages you’ve liked. It has also selected your biggest Facebook photo albums, along with a selection of other …

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12 December 2012

12th December- Remember the Paralympics Opening Ceremony?

Today’s top moment, in our ‘Year to Celebrate’ app, is the Paralympic Opening Ceremony. After the spectacular Opening Ceremony of the Olympics, we didn’t quite know what to expect from the Paralympic Opening Ceremony. The lower key, more poignant display was astounding, with appearances from the likes of Stephen Hawking and Sir Ian Mckellen. The theme for the night was enlightenment, and combined with the achievements that followed from …

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