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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March 31st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook has a new feature that could be useful to musicians: a “Subscribe” button for events posted on the social networks. It’s hosted within the events section of all pages on Facebook according...

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March 24th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Squidlle? As startup names go, it’s not one of the better ones. The concept that it’s touting is interesting though: an app that aggregates all a user’s social networks, as well as streaming music...

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March 19th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming service Guvera has a new offshoot: an iOS and Android app called Fradio, which launched this week at SXSW. The company is pitching it as “your own personal radio station, run live from your...

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February 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Well-funded startup Backplane made a name for itself by creating own-brand social networks for big stars – notably Lady Gaga, whose Little Monsters community launched its platform. Guns’n’Roses were...

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February 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Messaging app Snapchat is on a drive to stop people using unofficial clients to access its service, after the ‘Snappening’ hack last year that saw thousands of private photos and videos leaked. That’s...

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We wrote about Facebook’s plans to double down on native video in 2015 earlier in the week, but Twitter is also preparing its own push. Recode reports that the company’s new video product could go...

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December 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google may be under pressure from European MEPs, but in the UK, politicians are taking aim at a different class of internet company: social networks. A report published this morning by the Commons science...

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October 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s been a lot of hype – in tech circles at least – around anonymous sharing apps like Secret and Whisper over the last year. Now it seems Facebook may be joining the party. The New York...

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