March 26th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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As predicted, Facebook announced plans yesterday to turn its Facebook Messenger app into a bona-fide platform for external developers, while also confirming that the messaging app now has 600 million monthly active users. (Or, to channel Xzibit: ‘Yo dawg, Facebook heard you like messaging apps, so it put some more messaging apps in your messaging app’.) It's a strategy that makes sense, given the similar platforms and developer communities being developed by the likes of WeChat, Line and...

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Features

March 26th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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We’ve written about Dubsmash a few times in recent months: it’s the lip-syncing social app that’s gone mainstream, with millions of people mouthing along to famous film...

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February 18th, 2015 by Music Ally

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So Zane Lowe has announced he’s leaving BBC Radio 1 to join Apple. If we were looking for a sign that the worlds of music streaming and broadcast radio are converging, then...

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Podcast

February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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This week saw Music Ally's Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their microphone and cups of tea to talk digital music for our podcast

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