Latest posts

Blog image

Are you on the Twitter blacklist?

29 September 2009 | Milly Diaz

This past weekend, I discovered that tweets from Aaron Williams, Tamar’s Head of Technology (@bayshield), aren’t showing up in Twitter search results. I noticed it on Sunday while I was monitoring tweets about The Prince’s [...]

Blog image

Google Hot Trends

29 September 2009 | Tanya Goodin

New Improved Hot Trends Our chums at Google have updated their hot trends and it now includes some swanky new graphics, but only if you are in the US and Japan. Hopefully this will make [...]

Blog image

Could UK postal strikes affect online sales this Christmas?

28 September 2009 | Alex Christie

Although for the most of us Christmas still seems a long way off, we can correctly assume that retailers are already well into their festive marketing strategies. Only this week I saw my first 2009 [...]

Blog image

Measuring Onsite content

28 September 2009 | Simran Nanda

I was at ad tech on 23rd September and attended quite a few talks during the day. I found one talk particlulary interesting which was about why brands should invest in onsite content and how [...]

Blog image

Conversations over the garden fence – to respond or not to respond, that is the question!

28 September 2009 | Alex Christie

The ideas behind and ways to leverage user generated content have been discussed at length by both distinguished web commentators and novices alike, yet for me it is still very much a grass roots movement.  [...]

Blog image

How did anti-social become social?

25 September 2009 | Tanya Goodin

If the history of the world was compressed into 1 year, homosapiens would have been around for 12 minutes, agriculture for 1 minute, the industrial revolution was 2 seconds ago, computers have been around for [...]

Blog image

What I did in Search this week

25 September 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Well more what I found out So this is a bit of a roundup, and first thing I am rounding is that putting ‘so’ in front of every sentence is a preppy west coast thing. [...]

Blog image

Google Chrome may be bad for you!

23 September 2009 | Alex Christie

Ever wondered why Google might be interested in building a browser and ‘force’ Google search as the preferred search engine, or import data which you have not approved – sound a bit like Microsoft a [...]

Blog image

The rise of the machine

23 September 2009 | Annie Wakefield

As computer applications become more logic-oriented and increasingly intelligent, one must begin to wonder – will the day come when artificial intelligence will outstrip human intelligence? Computer-based systems are continuously becoming more intelligent in all [...]

Blog image

Google Fast Flip in Image Search as well?

17 September 2009 | Annie Wakefield

I was casually searching for some pictures of Sonic Youth and I noticed some new bars (similiar to the new Fast Flip)  to the right and left of the Google Image Search results page. It [...]