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BBC says 200k playlists have been created in Playlister’s first year

We reported yesterday on the launch of BBC Music, and the expansion of its streaming playlists service Playlister. But we missed the Beeb’s announcement of a couple of stats: in the year since Playlister launched in...
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Songkick updates to allow scheduled tour date announcements, partners with Bop.fm

Concert discovery service Songkick has updated its widget for artists to allow them to schedule announcements around tours and shows in advance. Previously acts could only input tour dates and publish them immediately. When...
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Twitter may supplant Ping as iTunes’ social layer

The companies plans reportedly involve "more deeply melding Twitter and iTunes" as Apple prepared to dispatch its own Ping to the dumper later this year.
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Indaba offers a peek behind the scenes at Facebook remix competitions

Indaba Music has offered some glimpses into what happens as a result of its Facebook integration.
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Grooveshark’s Facebook integration mysteriously down

Is Facebook the latest company cutting controversial music service Grooveshark off? The company's integration with Facebook's open graph was cut off last week, and has yet to be restored
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Facebook reveals Vevo’s social stats since Open Graph integration

Music videos service Vevo has been benefitting from its recent integration with Facebook's Open Graph,
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Facebook reveals Vevo’s social stats since Open Graph integration

Music videos service Vevo has been benefitting from its recent integration with Facebook's Open Graph, according to figures released by the social network.
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Facebook/Spotify rumours ramping up again

Facebook and Spotify look set to deepen their partnership in the coming weeks, with Forbes reporting that Facebook users will soon be able to play Spotify music from within the social network, including listening to streams...
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Ustream beefs up its Facebook livestreaming service

A number of artists are using Ustream to livestream performances or webchats to their fans. Now the company has launched its new Facebook application, which helps people share those streams with their fans on the social network.
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Apple links Ping with Twitter in social move

Apple and Facebook have yet to resolve their differences, but Apple has taken a big step in making its Ping music social network properly social by signing a deal with Twitter. From yesterday, people can link their Ping and...