December 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Strange though it is for end-of-year charts to have been coming out since the start of December, that’s the pattern. YouTube launched its Rewind charts yesterday, for example, breaking out separate charts...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has been open about his mission to connect the world – as in taking Facebook, and indeed the internet, to remote places in emerging markets. Time now has a profile outlining...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Online advertising company Radium One has been investigating “dark social” – sharing of content that happens outside the major (trackable) social networks. For example, sharing via email and messaging...

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December 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Chris Messina used to work on Google+, which is why a blog post he wrote criticising the social network is getting a wide airing this week. In a nutshell: “What’s going on with Google+? Where is it...

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December 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Former Pirate Bay spokesperson Peter Sunde is out of jail, and chatting to TorrentFreak about the looming battle over net neutrality. “The market owners play with our personal information for a profit,...

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December 9th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Since YouTube introduced its Content ID feature, most of its emphasis has been on the rightsholders that can use it to claim videos using their music and make money from ads around them. Now YouTube...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Don’t expect an explanation immediately, but Prince appears to be having a ‘moment’ on social media. The Verge noticed yesterday that his @3rdEyeGirl Twitter account has been deactivated, as has...

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November 27th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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It feels like people have been spelling doom for Facebook over teenagers getting bored with the social network for years, without such a trend ever actually tipping the company into a Myspace-style decline. So...

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November 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

If, like us, you’ve been eagerly waiting for a time when there’d be an iPhone app to measure just how well you could twerk to the sounds of Nicki Minaj… well, we have good news. US startup AmplifyBuzz...

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