July 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We reported yesterday on Facebook’s new scheme for monetising native videos and sharing 55% of the income with their publishers – and speculated that this was tied in with separate reports of some...

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July 2nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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News yesterday that Facebook is testing ad-supported native videos with a small group of media partners was swiftly followed by a rumour that the social network is in talks with major labels about “getting...

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July 1st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has given more details of what the social network is doing with artificial intelligence (AI) technology, in a public Q&A on his own page. “Most of our AI research is...

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June 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook videos have played automatically (but silently until clicked) in people’s news feeds for some time. Now Twitter is following suit. “Now native videos, Vines and GIFs will begin to play back...

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June 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

2015 is a very interesting year in the world of news publishing, as tech giants Apple, Facebook and Google up their efforts to become distribution partners, while publishers try to maintain control of...

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June 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We are not into Fantastic Voyage/Honey, I Shrunk The Kids territory just yet but Oculus has shown off its new – and smaller! – virtual reality headset. It is not expected to go on sale until next year...

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June 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Dick Costolo, the CEO of Twitter, is stepping down from his role in he coming weeks. Jack Dorsey, the network’s co-founder, will act as interim CEO until a permanent replacement is found. The Verge suggests...

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June 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The headline is wilfully facetious but this is an interesting blog from Matt McGowan, who is in charge of strategy & business development at Google and YouTube. He talks about YouTube from a marketing...

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June 7th, 2015 by Rhian Jones

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The key to translating social media shares into sales is providing personalisation, engagement and priceless experiences. That’s according to a panel of social media experts from Facebook, Nielsen...

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