Meta enlists top fashion brands for its new Avatars Store
The store will sell digital clothing for use with people's virtual characters across Instagram, Facebook and Messenger.
June 20, 2022
The TikTok threat: YouTube and Facebook’s latest responses
TikTok reached the milestone of one billion monthly active users in 2021: a sign of the very real challenge it's presenting.
June 16, 2022
Facebook and TikTok add new ways for users to make money
There is keen interest in how the big social media platforms' systems for sharing money with creators are evolving.
May 5, 2022
Facebook audio shakeup: podcasts and Spotify integration go
In April 2021, Facebook signified its intentions to do more with audio. Just over a year later, how's that going?
May 4, 2022
Report claims Meta paid for anti-TikTok PR campaign in the US
How worried is Facebook and Instagram’s parent company about TikTok’s growth? Pretty worried, judging by the Washington Post’s latest investigation.
March 31, 2022
Meta explores using voice commands to build virtual worlds
Facebook's parent company Meta has been showing off some of the work going on in its research labs around AI and metaverse technologies.
February 24, 2022
Facebook Reels go global with more ways for creators to earn
News of Meta's grand ambitions for the Reels feature that began on Instagram, but is now crossing over to its other services - Facebook included.
February 23, 2022
Meta share price plummets after latest financial results
Meta's latest financial results went down like a lead balloon with the markets, causing a 20% fall in the company's share price last night.
February 3, 2022
Today in direct-to-fan: Audiomack Supporters, Discord Monetisation, and Facebook Stars
Another enormous shift this year was seen in artists building (and fans supporting) a robust portfolio of alternative, direct-to-fan income streams.
December 8, 2021
Facebook reportedly paying musicians to host Live Audio Rooms
Facebook's music payments take several forms. The most prominent are the licensing deals it has signed with rightsholders and collecting societies for user-generated content including music, although these deals have sparked...
November 19, 2021
Facebook reveals its latest plans for creator subscriptions
Facebook is very keen on helping 'creators' make money on its platform, and it's even keener on doing that while blowing a giant raspberry at Apple's 30% cut of iOS in-app purchases.
November 4, 2021