September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

That is equal to 50% of the online population of the continent – with 80% of them accessing the social network on mobile. “We know that a one-size-fits-all approach won’t work when it comes to building...

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September 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Video is set to become a bigger part of Facebook – especially for content owners and marketers – as the social network is moving to add play counts to uploaded videos. It says this move came because...

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September 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The Rolling Stones are the latest artist to work with e-commerce firm Screenburn to stream films to fans on Facebook, following in the footsteps of Katy Perry and Paul McCartney. The Stones are making...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook’s latest ad unit could come in handy for music marketers: “We’re announcing new features that help Pages promote their events and see how they’re performing,” announced the...

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August 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

When social app Snapchat turned down a $3bn acquisition offer from Facebook last year, pundits scoffed at the hubris of its co-founders, and predicted a swift fall from grace. It’s not happening...

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August 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook’s strategy of “unbundling the big blue app” is well known, but now its Instagram subsidiary is trying something similar. Well, it’s launched a single spin-off app, anyway,...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

In recent months, a parade of big-tech companies have published their ‘diversity reports’, breaking down the ethnicity and gender of their staff. Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and others have shared...

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August 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Chinese messaging app WeChat is hot on the heels of Facebook-owned WhatsApp, with its parent company – internet giant Tencent – revealing yesterday that WeChat now has 438m monthly active users. That’s...

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August 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Neil Young’s first act as PonoMusic CEO has been to launch another round of crowdfunding, but this time not on Kickstarter. His company raised $6.2m from pre-orders of its PonoPlayer gadget on that...

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