April 4th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The Pew Research Center has been surveying Americans about their smartphone usage, with a report that’s well worth a long-read. Some of its key findings: 64% of Americans own a smartphone, up from 35%...

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March 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile analytics firm App Annie has published a chart of the 52 top grossing apps publishers of 2014, based on their revenues on iOS and Android. Why 52? Because the company has turned the chart into a...

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January 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What better time to publish a financial filing revealing a whopping great funding round than New Year’s Eve? That’s what messaging app Snapchat did, for a round totalling $485.6m that reportedly values...

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October 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter kicked off its Flight developer conference last night with the introduction of Fabric, which the company is pitching as “a modular mobile platform that makes it easy for developers to build...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The MIT Media Lab is kicking off a new “Laboratory for Social Machines” to explore new forms of social networking, as well as analysing existing platforms. Or, in its words: “The new...

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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 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile analytics firm App Annie has published its latest index report on the global iOS and Android apps market. It claims that Android’s Google Play store is now doing 45% more daily downloads than...

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October 31st, 2013 by Stuart Dredge

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Oh Facebook. The company's announcement of its latest quarterly financial results was going swimmingly yesterday, until a short comment about shrinking use of the social network by teenagers gave investors...

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October 9th, 2013 by Music Ally

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Lead: some artists may abstain from the world of social media, but the relationship between fan and musician has changed forever. Social networks themselves know this and work to build bridges with the...

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