Facebook’s Widely Viewed Content report reveals news feed stats
Facebook has published a report on ‘Widely Viewed Content’, focusing on what its users in the US are seeing in their news feeds.
November 23, 2022
Meta to lay off more than 11,000 staff – 13% of its headcount
Facebook and Instagram's parent company Meta has announced plans to lay off 11,000 of its staff – around 13% of its workforce.
November 9, 2022
eMarketer predicts tenfold slowdown of social-media ad growth
"Who killed the social media ad boom?" asked the Financial Times on Friday, in a piece sparked by the estimates from research firm eMarketer.
October 31, 2022
Facebook Pages can restrict posts to top fans and subscribers
Meta has unveiled some new features for 'creators who use Pages' on Facebook, which could be of use to musicians.
September 21, 2022
Report: Saregama ditches Meta platforms for YouTube Shorts
Last week, Indian music company Saregama announced a deal to make its catalogue available for use on YouTube Shorts globally.
September 5, 2022
New study reveals US teens’ appetite for YouTube and TikTok
The latest study by the Pew Research Center in the US is well worth your time today to understand some of the shifts in this behaviour.
August 11, 2022
Facebook launches ‘Music Revenue Sharing’ feature globally
It's been a difficult last week for Meta's music strategy, what with Epidemic Sound suing the company and Kobalt pulling its catalogue in the US.
July 26, 2022
Epidemic Sound sues Meta in $142m infringement lawsuit
Meta is facing a big headache in the form of a $142m copyright infringement lawsuit from production music firm Epidemic Sound.
July 22, 2022
Meta changes: Facebook Feeds tab and auto-Reels videos
We think the changes could be significant for music marketers as well as everyone else using the platforms.
July 22, 2022
GLAAD warns that social media services are failing LGBTQ users
Its second annual 'social media safety index' analyses how well the various platforms score for LGBTQ safety, privacy and expression.
July 14, 2022
Meta tests NFTs on Facebook and Instagram video / Reels swap
Meta's latest tests on its flagship social networks may both be of interest to the music industry.
July 1, 2022