October 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

There’s a new way to listen to music – and, indeed, other kinds of audio – on Twitter. The social network launched its latest feature last night: the Twitter Audio Card. It’s a way to stream...

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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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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A growing number of musicians are using Twitter’s Vine video-sharing app, but it is also fostering its own network of new stars. The Guardian has a feature looking at Vine as a hothouse for new talent,...

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September 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

After Morrissey joined Twitter then turned out not to be the real actual Morrissey, we’re a bit wary of reporting on new ventures from the former Smiths frontman, in case they’re equally bogus....

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September 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It may seem an over-reaction to be muttering about end-times just because we’ve read a story about a silly app. But wait until you read the story. “Meet Selfie, the app that lets you send video selfies...

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A grid of streaming songs organised as a chart based on online buzz? Sounds familiar… We Are Hunted’s charts led to the startup being acquired by Twitter to work on its ill-fated Twitter #music...

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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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