Tag: social media
Social Media and Digital Content Editor – Warp Records – London
Social Media and Digital Content Editor Warp Records is looking for a Social Media and Digital Content Editor to join us, promoting our roster of groundbreaking artists. You should be an all-rounder with great copy writing...
February 5, 2018
YouTube star Peter Hollens outlines his path to fame
Peter Hollens has been one of the big YouTube-native music success stories, with a channel that ended 2016 with 1.5 million subscribers and 215m views. In a piece for Flypaper, Hollens outlines his path to success on YouTube....
January 3, 2017
Instagram Stories go live
Following on from Snapchat Stories, Instagram is not keen to be outdone. It claims that with Instagram Stories “you don't have to worry about over-posting” – which is, frankly, not something that should be widely encouraged,...
August 3, 2016
Periscope adds more features for broadcasts discovery
Twitter’s Periscope live-streaming app has added some new features to help people find broadcasts to watch. One is called ‘Highlights’ and will automatically generate short trailers for Periscope broadcasts, then place...
July 22, 2016
Facebook Live doubles maximum stream length
Facebook has announced that broadcasts using its Facebook Live tool can now be up to four hours long – double the previous maximum limit. That’s good news for any musicians planning livestreams of lengthy gigs or studio...
July 21, 2016
Twitter makes it easier to get a verified account
The ‘verified’ tick on Twitter has become a signal for public figures and brands of all kinds. Musicians included, with Twitter’s music team working hard to ensure prominent artists get the blue verified badge on their...
July 20, 2016
Facebook paying digital influencers $2.2m for Live streams
Last month, it emerged that Facebook had set aside a $50m+ budget to pay media companies like BuzzFeed and individual celebrities to use its Facebook Live video feature.
July 20, 2016
Instagram doubling down on video in 2016
“We're all drilling for oil in this big field of video. And it's like, where are you going to hit it? What's the next, biggest opportunity?” That’s Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom talking, in an interview with the Hollywood...
July 14, 2016
Katy Perry now has 90m followers on Twitter
Remember the days – 2009, specifically – when Ashton Kutcher, CNN and Britney Spears were racing to become the first Twitter account to reach 1m followers? Seven years on, and the milestones have increased considerably. Late...
July 4, 2016
Twitter invests $70m in latest SoundCloud funding round
Twitter has chipped in $70m of a reported $100m new funding round for SoundCloud. According to tech-news site Recode, the round values the music-streaming service at $700m. “Earlier this year we made an investment in...
June 15, 2016