December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

If the headline ‘Apploud Is Like An Instagram For Live Music Where Musicians Get Paid’ makes you want to flee for the hills with a little red button marked ‘destroy all apps, app hype and the people...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Don’t expect an explanation immediately, but Prince appears to be having a ‘moment’ on social media. The Verge noticed yesterday that his @3rdEyeGirl Twitter account has been deactivated, as has...

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November 5th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Beyoncé has 13.7 million followers on Twitter, but her account is mothballed: it has only ever tweeted eight times, and the last one was on 19 August 2013. Yesterday, I got to find out why, by interviewing...

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October 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Instagram has been testing 15-second video ads for a few months now, but its new units officially went live yesterday with four brands: Disney, Activision, Lancome, Banana Republic and CW. Disney’s ad...

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October 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Tumblr rolled out some new features for its video player last night, including the ability to pop it out as a separate window, so that users can continue to scroll through their dashboards while watching...

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yesterday, the UK became the second country to get advertising in Instagram, following the US, where the Facebook-owned app launched ads last year. Seven brands are on board for the UK launch: major label...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Talk about bum cakes? Etienne de Crecy’s new interactive video’s got ‘em. But beyond the wiggling backsides – and yes, this being the music industry in 2014, none of them belong to...

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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 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter’s Vine video app got a small but significant update yesterday: the ability (on iOS only for now) to import videos stored on your iPhone and turn them into six-second clips for sharing via Vine....

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