Tag: fanfair alliance
Industry reacts to Ticketmaster’s U-turn on secondary ticketing
You will hopefully have seen our news alert yesterday on the news that Ticketmaster is decommissioning its two secondary ticketing sites in Europe. From October, GET ME IN! and Seatwave will be replaced by a new fan-to-fan...
August 14, 2018
Google tickets: FanFair Alliance sees ‘room for improvement’
Yesterday, we reported on Google implementing its new policy for secondary ticketing ads on its search engine. Now UK lobbying group FanFair Alliance has issued its response, which welcomes the changes while urging Google...
February 9, 2018
Eventbrite joins the UK’s FanFair Alliance lobbying group
Ticketing firm Eventbrite has joined UK lobbying group the FanFair Alliance, to ‘support the fight against industrial-scale online ticket touting’. This follows Eventbrite’s partnership with face-value-resale platform...
February 7, 2018
Google tightens rules on ticket-reseller advertising
Google is updating its rules on how ticket-resellers can advertise on its search engine, with the changes due to take effect in January 2018. Secondary ticketing services globally will have to be certified with Google...
November 24, 2017
FanFair Alliance surveys consumers on secondary ticketing
UK-based campaigning group the FanFair Alliance has published a study of consumer attitudes towards the secondary ticketing market. Disclosure: Music Ally worked on the report, alongside market-research company AudienceNet....
October 31, 2017
Paid search may be driving secondary ticketing popularity
The UK’s FanFair Alliance, which campaigns against abuses in the secondary-ticketing market, has published some new research on how secondary services are using search-engine marketing. The body analysed ticketing for...
July 10, 2017
Trouble buying Adele or Ed Sheeran tickets? FanFair Alliance wants to help
Last year, the UK’s FanFair Alliance focused on bringing managers and other music-industry entities together to campaign against online touting. In 2017, its focus is expanding to include an educational outreach to music...
March 20, 2017
FanFair Alliance welcomes UK government’s touting crackdown
British anti-secondary ticketing organisation the FanFair Alliance was cheering on Friday, after the UK government announced a series of measures designed to crack down on ticket touting. That includes criminalising the...
March 13, 2017
See Tickets and Gigantic sign up for FanFair Alliance
Anti-secondary ticketing body the FanFair Alliance has added a group of ticketing companies to its cause, including See Tickets, Gigantic, Skiddle and The Ticket Factory. All have signed the UK group’s ‘declaration...
December 19, 2016