Report claims Facebook playlist sharing for iTunes 9
Mobile industry site Boy Genius Report - which has a good track record for big scoops - claims the upcoming iTunes 9 software will allow people to share their music playlists on Facebook.
August 20, 2009
Report claims MySpace to buy iLike for $20m
MySpace is on the verge of acquiring social music service iLike, according to reports on TechCrunch and the Wall Street Journal.
August 18, 2009
Britney for your birthday
Facebook has been selling virtual gifts for a while - you might already have received a digital cupcake from a friend or loved one - but now popstars are in on the act, with Britney Spears shilling six icons ranging from...
August 13, 2009
iTunes social sync: leak or fake?
Three images posted to a Chinese discussion forum, supposedly leaked from an upcoming version of iTunes 9bild-2, puport to show integration between iTunes and a number of social services including Apple's MobileMe; Facebook;...
August 12, 2009
Twitter and Facebook poleaxed by hack attacks
Yesterday saw major denial-of-service attacks on social sites Twitter and Facebook, leaving both inaccessible for several hours.
August 7, 2009
Mistah F.A.B. hoping for viral success with Twitter song
Sorry, artists, making music using iPhone apps is SO last-quarter.
August 5, 2009
The future for MySpace is… games?
How can MySpace try to regain momentum in the social networking space from Facebook? Games, apparently. So says Jonathan Miller of parent company News Corporation.
July 27, 2009
Pakman: ”Entrepreneurs are deserting digital music”
Former eMusic boss David Pakman - now working at VC firm Venrock Associates - says investors and entrepreneurs are deserting the digital music sector in favour of making Facebook and Twitter services.
July 24, 2009
Michael Jackson memorial concert: the digital stats
Did you watch it? And if so, did you tweet about it? It seems a lot of people did: during and after the memorial event, the top ten trending topics on Twitter were all Jackson-related (including KFC, which got a high-profile...
July 8, 2009
Facebook encouraging users to share with “Everyone”
Facebook has announced plans to revamp its privacy settings, making it easier for users to define what information and updates they want to share with friends, family, friends of friends, and the wider community.
July 2, 2009
New tools: YouTube overlays and Facebook vanity URLs
YouTube is opening up its new overlays feature, allowing people to place a transparent overlay on their videos with a link to any external website.
June 30, 2009
Jonas Brothers are guinea pigs for Ustream/Facebook partnership
Disney trio The Jonas Brothers are the first on board for a new partnership between live video firm Ustream and Facebook.The deal involves letting bands and brands add streaming video to their Facebook profiles, with labels...
June 25, 2009