August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Japanese social app Line isn’t going public in the near future, after its parent company Naver abandoned plans for an IPO. It’s the second time the company has postponed going public with its messaging...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple sent out its latest press invitation last night, to an event on 9 September in San Francisco that’s expected to herald the next generation of iPhones. “Hey Siri, give us a hint,” teased the...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the social network’s latest milestone last night. “For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in a single day. On Monday, 1 in 7 people on Earth...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Atlantic Records has been making hay on Instagram in the digital campaign for the new single by Jess Glynne. The label worked with marketing agency The7stars on the campaign, which included releasing video...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Fans of Latin music will be getting a bunch of new playlists on Apple Music, courtesy of a deal between Apple and website Remezcla. The company is one of the first partners creating playlists for the new...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a minor rumpus a-brewing in the UK over the removal of a game soundtrack from the Official Classical Artist Albums chart. The widely-praised soundtrack for the excellent Everybody’s Gone to...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Lobbying body the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) includes Google, Pandora, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft among its members. So its new report on “Copyright Reform for a Digital...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter’s video-sharing app Vine has become a fertile space for musicians, with Viners like Shawn Mendes and Jack & Jack riding their six-second popularity all the way to the proper pop charts. Now...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

One of the big hurdles in the way of Facebook doing more with music videos is the desire of labels for better tools to identify and take down (or perhaps even claim and monetise) videos uploaded unofficially...

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