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WMG reveals losses for its fiscal Q4

The company's revenues fell 6% year-on-year to $707 million, with WMG posting a net loss of $103m for the quarter, more than double its loss of $46m in the corresponding 2010 quarter.
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Britney Spears is the most-followed person on the Google+

Britney Spears is the most-followed person on the Google+ social network, with just over 774k followers. She's ahead of Google's Larry Page (761k) and Snoop Dogg (656k).
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Justin Bieber tops Bing search rankings for 2011

Microsoft has announced its lists of 'most searched for' people, musicians, sports stories, gadgets and other things.
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SocialCode claims average Facebook fan is worth $9.56

Social media marketing agency SocialCode has tried to put a monetary value on Facebook fans. The figure: $9.56, although this assumes a constant cost-per-click rate of $1
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Facebook’s IPO next year could value it at $100bn

The Wall Street Journal claims Facebook is eyeing an initial public offering (IPO) in the second quarter of 2012, raising $10 billion at a deal that may value the social network at $100 billion.
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Vevo still losing US viewers, but increasing total streams

Vevo attracted 57 million unique viewers in the US in October. Those people watched more than 827 million videos in total, spending an average of 66 minutes each on Vevo during the month.
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Facebook reveals its ‘anatomy’ with new friend metrics

Facebook has published the results of a deep dive into its data, in a blog post titled 'Anatomy of Facebook'.
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Latest tablet research predicts strong growth

14% of the US population are planning to buy a tablet in the next 90 days.
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Latest tablet research predicts strong growth

33.7 million Americans will be using a tablet by the end of 2011, but that this will rise to 54.8 million in 2012, 75.6 million in 2013 and 89.5 million in 2014 - by which point it will be 27.7% of the US population.
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The Gap using Roqbot app to let people choose its in-store soundtrack

Music startup Roqbot has secured a big-name retail partner to trial its social DJ app. It's working with The Gap.
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Stamped is the latest ‘rate everything’ app startup

There's something of a trend for social apps that let people rate restaurants, bars, places and media at the moment, and now there's another for the list: Stamped.
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Dance store Beatport launching Mashbox remix’n’mashups iPad app

Beatport is launching its first iPad app, Mashbox. Unsurprisingly given Apple's App Store ban on rival download stores, it's not selling MP3s.