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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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

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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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