21 December 2012

21st December- Remember When Andy Murray Won Gold?

After a tumultuous relationship borne through several frustrating Wimbledon appearances, the country finally warmed to Andy Murray in 2012, as we all cheered him for winning Gold. The chilly Scot finally had a massive grin on his face – Murray described beating Federer as the ‘the best week of my life. Will Murray’s tennis career be complete in 2013, by …

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20 December 2012

20th December: Remember When Jessica Ennis Won Heptathlon Gold?

Golden Girl Jess Ennis started Team GB’s Gold rush on Super Saturday – the image of her with the flag around her shoulders, the tears, the cheers… What an incredible day for British sport. Add to that her second place in this week’s “Sports Personality of the Year”and you’ve got a pretty good year for the girl from Sheffield. And …

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19 December 2012

19th December – Remember Usain Bolt’s 100m Victory?

“Number one baby, all day, every day!”… Today we celebrate Usain Bolt’s 100m victory. Bolt beat off the likes of Blake and Gatlin to win Olympic Gold, completing the sprint in just 9.63 seconds. If the two billion people watching Bolt had blinked, they could have missed it. Bolt really did show why he is so often regarded as the …

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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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