July 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple Music has launched its own dedicated Snapchat account and is using it to give people a look behind the scenes at Beats 1. It’s essentially a “Day in the life…” photo-and-video-diary of the...

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July 1st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Dick Costolo is on his way out as Twitter CEO, and in one of his final interviews he admitted that going public was a barrier to the company’s “long-term vision”. “You always want to keep focused...

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June 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

No, not Conan The Barbarian or Arthur Conan Doyle – but Conan O’Brien, the US chat chap. He has launched a new channel on Spotify and it will feature 23 playlists collating together the musicians he...

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June 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The headline is wilfully facetious but this is an interesting blog from Matt McGowan, who is in charge of strategy & business development at Google and YouTube. He talks about YouTube from a marketing...

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April 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The European Commission may be poised to “loosen” geo-blocking so that more people within the EU would be able to buy digital content from outside of their home countries, while stiffening up copyright...

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April 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

There’s never a shortage of estimates and forecasts for ad revenues, and they don’t always agree. Reserve the usual pinch of salt – but also the usual interest – for the latest claims from Strategy...

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February 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What to do about the problem of Twitter abuse, when for stars who personally engage with social media, the sheer volume of hateful comments can be draining? Iggy Azalea is the latest celebrity to throw...

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January 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Venture capital partner Fred Wilson published a couple of blog posts this week that are well worth reading, focusing on the key tech trends he identified in 2014, as well as his predictions for 2015. Highlights...

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January 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Justin Bieber lost 3.5m Instagram followers last Thursday. No, not because of some spectacularly ill-advised photograph of him kicking a kitten. Bieber was the most high-profile sufferer of Instagram’s...

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