Likaholix: the latest personal recommendations service
Likaholix is a startup set up by some ex-Google staff, and is the latest service to let people make and share their personal recommendations - books, films, TV shows and yes, music.
March 5, 2009
Facebook revamps, including Fan Pages changes
Facebook has announced some significant changes to its website, some of which have direct relevance for music marketing.
March 5, 2009
Slicethepie signs deal with Bebo for fan-funded music
Slicethepie has taken a big step forwards via a deal with social network Bebo that will promote its artist-financing model to the latter's community.
March 2, 2009
eMusic using Facebook Connect for promotion
Hats off to eMusic, which is one of the first established music services to integrate the Facebook Connect technology. What this means is that users can sign into eMusic using their Facebook logins, and then publish activity...
February 25, 2009
Nokia and Facebook sitting in a tree, P.O.K.I.N.G.
Nokia wants to poke Facebook. Apparently. Or, as the Wall Street Journal puts it (more soberly), the two companies are in negotiations about “a partnership that would embed parts of the social network into some Nokia...
February 12, 2009
The 20 most popular bands on Facebook: Rihanna, Coldplay, Lil Wayne…
Are labels and managers doing a good job of building communities around their artists on Facebook? Well, none make the ten most popular fan pages on the social network.In order, they are: Barack Obama, Coca-Cola, Homer J...
January 28, 2009
Lil Wayne gig to be streamed live on Facebook
Lil Wayne has announced a release date for his new album, Rebirth, and there's plenty of digital promotion planned around it.The lead single is debuting on his MySpace profile today, but he's also signed a deal...
January 27, 2009
Britney Spears wants a Web 2.0 media manager
If you're Web 2.0 savvy and looking for a new job, you might want to check out this vacancy for a 2.0 Media Manager at Brandcasting Unlimited, responsible for Britney Spears' online identity and digital properties.That...
January 12, 2009
War on Project Playlist: now Facebook bans its widget
It's a troubling end of 2008 for music site Project Playlist, to say the least. MySpace banned its widget last week following pressure from the major labels, and now Facebook has followed suit.The latter is possibly...
December 24, 2008
MySpace bans Project Playlist… then Sony BMG signs a deal with it
It's been an interesting few days for music service Project Playlist, to say the least. Late last week, the company's widgets were removed from MySpace, apparently following pressure from several major labels. Or,...
December 23, 2008
Facebook rumoured to be ramping up music plans
The blogosphere has been buzzing this weekend following claims in the New York Post that Facebook is “plotting a possible push into the digital music business” in an effort to take on MySpace Music. That's...
October 20, 2008