25 January 2013

Twitter introduces Vine

Twitter enables you to share your thoughts, your feelings, your opinions, your edited-photos and now your videos. Well – provided they’re 6 seconds! Twitter has just introduced ‘Vine’, a service that allows you to create and share looping videos. For the moment, the service is only available on iOS. You can not only share the video on Twitter with a …

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25 January 2013

Analyse, see and do more with Wolfram|Alpha’s Personal Analytics for Facebook

Computational knowledge engine, Wolfram|Alpha has access to a plethora of real-world data and can now combine that data with your Facebook profile to tell you interesting things you might not otherwise know – thanks to the latest upgrade of ‘Personal Analytics for Facebook’ report generator. ­A user’s Facebook history is a goldmine of rich data and Wolfram|Alpha is using its …

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21 January 2013

TWIST- The Week In Social/Search from Tamar 14th-18th January 2013

We published three blogs in the last seven days. If you didn’t get a chance to read them, then you can check them out now: 1. Google Cracks Down on Authorship – Google could soon introduce Author rank in to their algorithm – in a move to reward credible sources …Find out the benefits and more about what it would mean. 2. Facebook’s …

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17 January 2013

Facebook ‘Graph Search’ – Significance to SEO

As discussed in yesterday’s post, Facebook revealed ‘Graph Search’ – an intuitive internal search engine. In its simplistic form, ‘Graph Search’ allows users to search through Facebook, returning results on anything from friend’s recommendations on restaurants to photos of co-workers. The search takes full advantage of the information it receives from check-ins and activities from its users, giving it a …

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16 January 2013

Facebook’s Internal Search Engine – Introducing ‘Graph Search’

For those of you who have been following our blog, you will know that just over a month ago, Tamar’s CEO, Tanya Goodin, predicted that Facebook would unveil its own search engine. Yesterday, at the social network’s Menlo Park headquarters, Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook, announced ‘Graph Search’ – an intuitive internal search engine that allows users …

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16 January 2013

Google Cracks Down on Authorship

In an attempt to reward credible sources on the internet and filter out the spam Google could introduce what is known as Author rank.  Author rank works by assessing the reception of content written and then ranking it accordingly to its success and relevancy.  In doing this Google can ensure that the search results it returns are of the highest …

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2 January 2013

Online vs. High Street – The Fight Continues…

2012 saw the highest annual total spend on digital entertainment ever. Over £1bn was spent on digital films, music and games. Director of the General Entertainment Retailers Association, Kim Barley, said that breaking the £1bn barrier was “an incredible achievement. This reflects retailers’ huge investment in new and innovative services, which means you can buy music, video and games literally …

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23 December 2012

23rd December- Remember the Olympics Opening Ceremony?

23rd December:  All that British cynicism and apathy finally vanished, as we were all stunned by Danny Boyle’s creative, eccentric and totally, wonderfully British opening ceremony.  ‘Isles of wonder’ featured athletes from over 200 countries. Actors, volunteers and musicians celebrated contributions that Britain has made to the world. It really was spectacular, and we’d challenge you to find someone who wasn’t ‘wowed’ …

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22 December 2012

22nd December – Remember When Mo Farah Won 10km Gold?

22nd December:  A moment that will forever go down in sporting history: Mo Farah’s Olympic Gold for completing the 10km in just 47 minutes. With one medal in hand, Farah went on to win ANOTHER Gold in the 5,000km. Double Gold! Did you do the ‘mobot’ in celebration? Outtakes:  Despite the prediction based on the Mayan calendar, December 21st  was …

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