Sandbox Issue 206: Appetite for Consumption
Lead: The album exclusive is pretty much dead. But in its place has come the growing demand from DSPs for bespoke and unique content. They all want to be serviced with something their rivals don’t have – but this is a...
June 13, 2018
Why did the Psy Crossy the Road?
For some incredible #gamificaion #content, of course. Yes, invisible equestrian enthusiast Psy is the latest character in the Crossy Road game. (For slightly older readers it’s basically like Frogger.) You can buy an avatar...
June 26, 2015
Gigya report ranks social networks for their sharing popularity
Facebook accounts for 50% of content shared through social networks, according to a new report from social marketing firm Gigya.
July 22, 2013
Megaupload’s hosting service may have to delete its data
While the Megaupload criminal process rumbles on, there's a controversy emerging around what happens to the 25 petabytes of content uploaded to the service by its users.
March 23, 2012
MSN using WetPaint to brush up entertainment sites
Microsoft has announced that it plans to hand over control of much of its entertainment sites to fans.
April 30, 2009
Yahoo officially unveils Artist Pages on Yahoo Music
So, Yahoo Music has launched its new Artist Pages feature, aggregating content from a host of other music sites, including Pandora, Last.fm, YouTube, iTunes and Amazon.
April 7, 2009
Apple patents location-based music buying technology
You're walking round a physical store, and want to identify the song that's playing. Turn on your iPhone, and it'll identify the music and let you buy it from the iTunes Store, while paying a commission to whatever store...
March 11, 2009