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Twitter in Primary School!

26 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Twitter is to be taught in primary schools in Britain as part of an effort to make online communication and social media part of the UK’s education system. Other additions to the education system include [...]

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Tamar @ Econsultancy Digital Cream

26 March 2009 | Henry Elliss

A week or so ago I attended the Econsultancy 'Digital Cream' event here in London, where we were sponsoring the Social Media table. It was a great event, which you can find out more about [...]

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Google insights for Search

25 March 2009 | Alex Christie

By definition, Google insights, provides insights into the search terms users have been entering into the Google search engine. “Unlike Google Trends, Google Insights for Search provides a visual representation of regional interest on a [...]

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Facebook responds to redesign feedback

25 March 2009 | Alex Christie

Facebook recently had a redesign to it's homepage which resulted in quite a few unhappy users. Yesterday Facebook decided to respond with a lengthy blog post which explains how they make product decisions. In the [...]

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Hot off Microsoft, Internet Explorer 8, is not so hot

24 March 2009 | Alex Christie

IE8, the latest Microsoft internet browser, hit the download sites recently.  According to Information Week, the initial feedback from the public has been bad. With complaints ranging from slow boot times, buggy search functionality and [...]

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Google Street View: I have a black box over my eyes.

24 March 2009 | Alex Christie

After quite a bit of back and forth with the government and protesters, Google Street View has finally launched its British counterpart: And how much fun has it been roving around your old haunts and [...]

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How reading leads to better blogging

24 March 2009 | Annie Wakefield

Some people are hopeless writers and no matter how hard they try they’ll never write anything without confusing their readers. There are many people like this, so if you feel you are one of them, [...]

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Who is the walrus?

24 March 2009 | Alex Christie

"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things:Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax–Of cabbages–and kings–And why the sea is boiling hot–And whether pigs have wings."- Lewis Carrol – 1879 Twitter is ablaze at [...]

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“I’m sorry John – it’s Twitter or me!”

24 March 2009 | Henry Elliss

Anybody who has tried juggling a demanding relationship with an addiction to social networking will know that it can be hard to balance your online time with your loved-one time… Well, according to the Telegraph, and [...]

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To title or not to title and the misuse of the alt tag

20 March 2009 | Alex Christie

The tooltip like feature that most people are used to seeing when hovering their cursor over a text link, is commonly misunderstood as being due to a link having an 'alt' tag. It is true [...]