September 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

INFINITE (a band that insist on writing their name in caps despite, as far as we can tell, it not being an acronym) have become the first South Korean act to get to number 1 on the Twitter Emerging Artist...

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September 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this week, Twitter launched its in-tweet purchasing functionality and now it is looking to offer out $1.5bn in convertible notes to fund its expansion plans.  Business Insider reports that the...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The other day we reported on a Twitter exchange between Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek and analyst Mark Mulligan where the former queried just how the latter arrived at the number of users he believed are...

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September 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It started on Twitter with Spotify co-founder Ek asking analyst Mulligan how he arrived at the figure of 210m users of ad-supported streaming in a recent report. POW! Mulligan replied by saying “they...

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September 9th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

Conveniently a day head of Apple’s big event that will dominate the tech headlines for the next few days, Twitter has launched its long-rumoured in-tweet commerce functionality. The “Buy” button...

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September 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a mini-controversy bubbling in the tech world about whether Twitter is planning a more ‘algorithmic’ approach to its timelines: more Facebook-style curation of the tweets that...

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August 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Until yesterday, you had to be an advertiser or verified user to get access to Twitter’s official analytics dashboard. That’s now changed. “Absolutely thrilled to open up access to http://analytics.twitter.com...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

In recent months, a parade of big-tech companies have published their ‘diversity reports’, breaking down the ethnicity and gender of their staff. Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and others have shared...

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August 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Here’s the latest example of Twitter’s Amplify advertising initiative being used for music, with a branded spin. Pop star Ariana Grande will premiere four songs from her new album on Twitter this week,...

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