February 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What to do about the problem of Twitter abuse, when for stars who personally engage with social media, the sheer volume of hateful comments can be draining? Iggy Azalea is the latest celebrity to throw...

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February 18th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


This year's Brit Awards take place on 25 February, and will be broadcast on traditional TV in the usual fashion. But the event will also see a splurge of digital activity on YouTube, Twitter and other...

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February 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Have you heard of Niche? Twitter certainly has: it’s bought the company for a reported $30m. But what is it? Twitter describes it as “a provider of software, community and monetisation services for...

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February 10th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter has released its latest transparency report, revealing how many requests for removals of tweets it fielded in the second half of 2014, and where they came from. Most of the resulting headlines...

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February 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Recently, Twitter launched native video features, but at the same time introduced something else new: group direct messages. Users can now privately chat to groups of friends using Twitter’s DM function,...

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February 6th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Pandora and Twitter both announced their latest financial results last night, and while they’re very different companies they face similar challenges: adding more users, and making more money from their...

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February 4th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Like Facebook, Twitter is taking steps to build out an advertising network that extends beyond its own service. Yesterday the company announced the first partnerships to extend its ‘Promoted Tweet’...

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February 3rd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Twitter’s early adopters are keen for it to hang on to its ‘pure’ timeline, with no Facebook-style algorithmic curation adding or hiding tweets from people they’ve followed. Yet Twitter IS exploring...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter trailed its plans for native video last year, but yesterday they launched. “Starting today, everyone will soon be able to seamlessly capture, edit and share videos right from the Twitter app,”...

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