Posts Tagged ‘facebook’

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Advertising Week Europe: 10 stories that made a big impact

4 April 2014 | Tanya Goodin

All this week we’ve been enjoying events down at Advertising Week Europe here in London – with over 200 sessions spread over 6 locations and 4 days, the amount of discussion and debate going on [...]

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Facebook buys virtual reality firm Oculus for $2 bn

26 March 2014 | Valentin Boulan

Yesterday, Facebook announced the purchase of virtual reality technology firm Oculus for $2 bn. The deal will include $400m in cash, as well an additional $1.6bn in Facebook shares. On top of that, the employees [...]

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How is WhatsApp worth $19 billion?

25 February 2014 | Valentin Boulan

  Last week, Facebook announced the purchase of mobile messaging app WhatsApp for a staggering $19 billion. The deal was divided into several chunks, including $4 billion in cash, $12 billion in Facebook shares and [...]

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Which athletes triumphed at the Sochi Socialympics?

24 February 2014 | Henry Elliss

Yesterday saw the closing ceremony of the XXIIth Winter Olympic Games over in Sochi. Whilst it’s only the first of many great sporting events coming up this year, the social ‘noise’ it generated during London [...]

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Facebook: now we are TEN

4 February 2014 | Tanya Goodin

Ten years is a long time in digital so today is a major milestone for a little site you might have heard of – Facebook is ten today. As an agency with 18 years of [...]

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Tamar continues #digitalhistory series with ‘The Story of Facebook’

24 January 2014 | Tanya Goodin

The second infographic in our #digitalhistory series looks at the history of Facebook. Tamar have been working in social media since before the launch of Facebook, and as such we’re in a great position to [...]

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Facebook in U-Turn over unpopular ad feature

10 January 2014 | Valentin Boulan

In a recent and unexpected blog post, Facebook announced they will be phasing-out their controversial ad feature, ‘Sponsored Stories’. First introduced in 2011, the feature automatically displays ads to users based on the activity of [...]

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TWIST- The Week in Search/Social from Tamar 17th-21st June 2013

24 June 2013 | Lily Shanahan

Last week was a really exciting week here at Tamar, as we celebrated our 18th Birthday. Yes, that’s right 18 years in digital – a massive milestone. Consequently, we published four blogs last week. If [...]

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The Big Facebook Product Announcement…Video for Instagram.

21 June 2013 | Lily Shanahan

Yesterday, as previously rumoured, Facebook announced that Instagram has released an update enabling users to create 15 seconds of video. Of course, being Instagram, your videos can be filtered with a choice of 13 specifically designed [...]

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Tamar18 Digital Milestones – the Top 10

18 June 2013 | Henry Elliss

The Report As you can probably tell from our tweets and posts in the past few days, today sees the launch of Tamar’s latest research report: ‘Project18: Digital Milestones‘. We got together with a wealth [...]