Share and share alike – Facebook Tags and Twitter Cards

Share and share alike - Facebook Tags and Twitter Cards
Recently we launched a Property Tax Calculator on Daft. It’s quite a topical tool, as the Revenue Commissioners have just sent out letters inviting people to self-assess their property value ahead of the the new tax introduction. Topical pages like this tend to get shared more often on social networks, so we took a few ...

The Daft.ie Property Tax Calculator – how does it work?

The Daft.ie Property Tax Calculator - how does it work?
Last week we launched a property tax calculator on Daft.ie. It’s a simple tool which asks for information on a property’s location, bedrooms, bathrooms and type, before giving an estimated value for the property. This in turn calculates the Local Property Tax (LPT) due to be paid when the new scheme starts in July. So, ...

Extending Twitter – adding Imgur previews 3

Extending Twitter - adding Imgur previews
  Update 08/12/2010 – There’s now a Firefox Extension in the Add-Ons sandbox available for adding this media preview to Twitter, as well as previews for Daft.ie and Adverts.ie ads. With their recent site redesign, Twitter added a number of interesting new features. One of the more useful of these is the media preview. From ...

DeCluttering Twitter, Part Deux 14

DeCluttering Twitter, Part Deux
If you’re just here to learn how to kill the Twitter Hovercards, then drag the Hovercard Removal bookmarklet to your browser’s bookmarks bar, go twitter.com, click it and you’re done! Read on if you’re in any way curious about the technical errata behind this.. Most of my twitter usage comes via applications that makes use ...

DeClutter Twitter 22

Updated 27/10/2014 to handle new twitter layout. Twitter can be a very useful tool, particularly once you’ve built up a decent-sized network of people with interests common to your own. The twitter timeline is often compared to being in a pub filled exclusively with your friends, and being able to hear all of the conversations ...