July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This may not end well, but it promises to be mightily entertaining while it lasts. Morrissey has posted his first tweet on Twitter. Well, he  joined Twitter some time ago if we’re being strictly accurate:...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The idea of social commerce has received plenty of hype in recent years, but hasn’t always delivered on it. Both Facebook and Twitter are seemingly keen to rectify that state of affairs, with both...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

MTV has been talking about its latest music marketing initiative – First – which will use a mixture of traditional TV and new digital platforms to promote big albums ahead of their release. Mashable...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Companies advertising on Twitter will now have more metrics to judge the effectiveness of those ads. Twitter unveiled a new feature on Friday: “organic tweet analytics… an enhanced Tweet activity...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Coldplay have been getting fans excited about new album ‘Ghost Stories’ with a worldwide lyrics hunt, hiding handwritten lyrics for the album’s nine tracks in libraries dotted around...

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July 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Is Twitter about to slide into irrelevance, or kickstart new growth to become bigger than ever? It’s a matter of heated debate online this week. Last week, The Atlantic started the discussions with...

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July 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Traditionally, most Vine videos have been watched on smartphones as well as created on them. Now, Twitter’s six-second video-sharing app is revamping its website, making it easier to find and discover...

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July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yesterday’s Music Connected conference in London included a panel session of indie labels discussing how they’d break a band digitally for a notional budget of £1,000. Among the conclusions:...

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July 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter announced its latest financial results last night, reporting revenue of $250m and a net loss of $132m for the quarter, up respectively from $114.3m and $27m in Q1 last year. Twitter averaged 255m...

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