January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Shazam has inked a new partnership deal with location-based technology firm Gimbal, which will integrate “beacon technology” into the former’s app. That’s beacons as in devices designed to transmit...

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We wrote about Facebook’s plans to double down on native video in 2015 earlier in the week, but Twitter is also preparing its own push. Recode reports that the company’s new video product could go...

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’re only a few days in to 2015, and already Facebook native video is looking like one of the most interesting trends of the year, certainly for music marketing. Now the social network has published...

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January 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Excitement in Vine-land earlier this month, as it seemed that Beyoncé had launched an official account on Twitter’s video-sharing service. Swiftly verified and tweet-welcomed by Vine execs, the account...

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January 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Who said traditional radio stations couldn’t be part of a new-fangled digital marketing campaign? Not us, and not Panda Bear or label Domino either. His new album ‘Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper’...

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January 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

When Thom Yorke released ‘Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes’ as a BitTorrent bundle last year, it attracted some criticism due to fans being required to install BitTorrent’s software to download the album....

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January 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The growth of native video on Facebook was one of 2014’s more interesting trends bubbling away, even if it wasn’t until the end of the year that people started talking about rocketing views for videos...

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January 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Justin Bieber lost 3.5m Instagram followers last Thursday. No, not because of some spectacularly ill-advised photograph of him kicking a kitten. Bieber was the most high-profile sufferer of Instagram’s...

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December 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest high-profile artist app is for Frank Sinatra, to celebrate what would have been his centennial year. A joint venture between Universal Music and the singer’s estate, it’s being billed as...

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