July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook is rolling a new feature out to its iOS and Android apps, as well as its website. It’s called Save, and is basically a bookmarking feature to save things people read in their news feed that...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Once upon a time, Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber were generally the stars scrapping it out whenever a social media milestone was about to be hit. Nowadays, it’s more likely to be Rihanna and Shakira. The...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The idea of social commerce has received plenty of hype in recent years, but hasn’t always delivered on it. Both Facebook and Twitter are seemingly keen to rectify that state of affairs, with both...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Stars in the US, including musicians, now have their very own app from Facebook. Launched yesterday for iOS, Facebook Mentions is described as “a new app for actors, athletes, musicians and other...

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July 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Videos have been part of Facebook for a long time now, but in recent months the feature has been kicked up a notch: for example with the self-playing videos in the social network’s timeline. Now...

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July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook held its f8 developer conference yesterday, announcing a range of new initiatives and features focused around mobile apps. The most immediately relevant to music is something called AppLinks:...

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July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yesterday’s Music Connected conference in London included a panel session of indie labels discussing how they’d break a band digitally for a notional budget of £1,000. Among the conclusions:...

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook’s mobile app install ads – which promote apps within the news feeds of its users on their mobiles, with tap-to-download buttons – have been a big success for the social network and for...

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June 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Has Facebook ever made you feel miserable? It may have been by design. Details have emerged about a piece of research carried out by the social network into “emotional contagion” – whether lots more...

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