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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July 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We were reading the other day about an inventive use for Instagram by retailer Ikea, which has created a ‘catalogue website’ using tagging and cross-linking for individual products. We wondered...

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June 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

While it’s tempting to think about social networking in terms of a few big services – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest for example – the reality is that there are some very interesting...

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June 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook’s mobile strategy has been evolving fast over the last year: it’s now focusing on launching more standalone mobile apps, rather than concentrating on putting everything into its main...

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June 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Some good press for Taylor Swift and Celine Dion this week, for using social media to respond to some of their keenest fans. Business Insider reports on how Swift has been popping up in the comments section...

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