February 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Tough on feline piracy, tough on the furry, whiskered, Felix-munching causes of feline piracy! Okay, maybe not. Strangely enough, an hour-long video on YouTube of someone’s cat purring isn’t infringing...

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February 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube is testing a new feature with indie musician Madilyn Bailey: multi-angle videos. Her performance at a recent YouTube music gig was filmed with several cameras, with online viewers now able to switch...

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December 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

That’s what social analytics firm Socialbakers is claiming in a new report, with pretty graphs that it claims prove that in November, the number of native Facebook videos shared on Facebook overtook...

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December 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Was it strange that Taylor Swift pulled her back catalogue from Spotify while leaving videos for her singles on YouTube? Not really: YouTube might be the biggest music-consumption platform in the world,...

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December 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The App Store is festooned with micro-video sharing apps, all following far in the wake of Vine and Instagram. But lyrics firm MusiXmatch at least has an original spin for its new app Clip: it gets people...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“We never thought a video would be watched in numbers greater than a 32-bit integer (=2,147,483,647 views), but that was before we met Psy,” admitted a blog post from the official YouTube Google+ account...

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October 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Topspin co-founder Shamal Ranasinghe has returned with a new service: Fluence, which we’ve already seen described as Topspin-meets-LinkedIn. The company puts it another way: “a simple utility to directly...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“Is Def Jam pulling away from YouTube?” wonders an article in AdWeek, based on the news that the label has signed a deal with online video firm Playwire. We’ll refer you to Betteridge’s...

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October 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Vine might have started life on smartphones, but as more people watch its looping seven-second clips without necessarily wanting to create them, it’s ramping up its efforts to be on other devices. Witness...

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