May 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook’s Oculus VR division recently confirmed that its first commercial Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will go on sale in the first quarter of 2016. Now it’s announced the hardware required...

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May 14th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple's Ping remains one of its very few flops in the digital music world, having only lasted two years after its launch in 2010 as a way for music fans to communicate within iTunes. Its memory lives...

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May 8th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

There has been a lot of debate about what Facebook’s news feed algorithm does and does not let its users see in terms of posts, whether from friends or pages they’ve liked. Now a research paper published...

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May 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

When Facebook paid $2bn for virtual reality startup Oculus VR last year, its Oculus Rift headset was expected to go on sale to the public (as opposed to the prototype already available to developers) by...

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May 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A paragraph from Fortune’s feature on the evolving online video market. “Thirty-six million people have watched ‘6 Fruits You’re Eating Wrong’, a recent video created by the team at BuzzFeed....

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May 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

When live-video broadcasting app Meerkat launched earlier this year, it used Twitter to help people add their friends and then distribute their streams. But as Twitter prepared to launch its rival Periscope...

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May 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Not digital marketing, as such: more physical marketing for Britney Spears’ new single ‘Pretty Girls’, which made its debut in a number of Uber cabs in Los Angeles. Yes, that’s a limited audience,...

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May 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Organic reach for page posts has been declining steadily over recent years, but now Facebook is testing a feature giving its users a bit more control about what they see in their news feed – updates...

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April 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook is in a bit of a pickle in Europe, with the regulators of several EU countries initiating investigations into how it conducts its business. Unsurprisingly, the social network isn’t happy. Its...

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