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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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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Shock News! If you click the Like button for every single thing you see on Facebook, your news feed will soon turn into mush! Okay, so the main finding of Wired’s investigation of Facebook’s...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter is hoping to follow Facebook’s path to profitability through mobile ads, announcing its latest unit yesterday: Promoted Video. Aimed more at big brands and entertainment firms, it’s...

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August 14th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook has given developers 90 days to update their apps to fall in line with its new T&Cs relating to how users are incentivised to like pages. “You must not incentivize people to use social plugins...

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August 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

That’s what the iProspect is claiming in its research into how consumers are responding to new technologies. The over-50s are, according to the Ageless Internet: From Silver Surfers To Golden Geeks study,...

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July 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Deloitte has published its latest report in the UK: ‘The Digital Divide’. It explores the media consumption habits of Brits in 2014. There are plenty of music findings to get your teeth into, including...

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July 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We – and, indeed, the online journalistic world – would usually take Twitter’s blue ‘verified’ tick as a sign that an account for a celebrity or brand wasn’t fake. Alas, that wasn’t the case...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this month, Facebook launched a new mobile app called Mentions specifically for celebrities, artists and other public figures. Now one of those people has reviewed it: former Star Trek star William...

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