March 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter recently launched native video features for people to shoot, edit and share clips from its mobile apps. What you couldn’t do was subsequently embed those videos elsewhere on the web. You can...

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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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