January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

2015 is going to be an important year for Twitter, and not just because of persistent rumours that the company’s CEO Dick Costolo could be on his way out. The Wall Street Journal published new details...

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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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January 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Excitement in Vine-land earlier this month, as it seemed that Beyoncé had launched an official account on Twitter’s video-sharing service. Swiftly verified and tweet-welcomed by Vine execs, the account...

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January 12th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

You can set your watch by the now-quarterly chatter about whether Facebook users – particularly teenagers – are fleeing to whatever social app is the buzz of the moment. Yet it’s rare to find a large-scale,...

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January 5th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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The buzz about companies likely to challenge YouTube in the online video space feels a lot like the music industry’s historic wish for someone to compete with Apple in the downloads market: no shortage...

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December 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We see the art of BuzzFeed in our Facebook and Twitter feeds regularly, but its science is even more fascinating. So read The Verge’s interview with CEO Jonah Peretti for a deeper dive into how he sees...

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December 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Irish band Kodaline have found a nifty use for Twitter’s Vine video-sharing app: they’re recording personalised songs for fans using it. Fans are being asked to request a song for a friend...

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December 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook-owned photo and video-sharing app Instagram announced new milestones yesterday. “We’re proud to announce that there are now more than 300 million Instagrammers. Over the past four years, what...

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December 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

MC Hammer successfully reinvented himself as a tech entrepreneur in recent years, even if the actual startups he founded weren’t that successful. But now he’s combining tech and music in the campaign...

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