It’s not often we get to write about Olivia Rodrigo and USB-C cables in the same story. But today we can, thanks to Apple’s latest news.
“Has TikTok killed the music video star?” asked Billboard yesterday, suggesting that artists are redirecting their budgets to short video.
YouTube Music has become the latest streaming service to launch a vertically-swiping feed of video clips to help people discover music.
Google has killed off a plug-in for its Chrome web browser that enabled people to cue up YouTube music to play in the background. We first wrote about Streamus in […]
We see a lot of noise around startups getting people to share photos and videos with music, but very few of them get any traction. That’s not something you could […]
Snapchat’s latest update gives much more priority to its Discover section of branded videos and articles, which have now been placed right at the top of its Stories screen. Previously, […]
An interesting detail on how Apple is ensuring exclusive content for its new Apple Music service: it’s making its own music videos for key artist partners. That’s according to Pitchfork, […]
Danish startup Livetake is the latest company trying to make music fans’ concert videos sound better. The company has launched its iPhone app this week, promising “to perpetuate concert memories […]
A flurry of big numbers yesterday to quantify the success of pop stars Romeo Santos and Rihanna. Santos, it turns out, has been outperforming many of his peers on YouTube. […]
Two rulings this week shed contrasting light on the ongoing legal battle between German performing-rights body GEMA and YouTube. Earlier this week, GEMA saw a Munich court rule against its […]
Facebook videos have played automatically (but silently until clicked) in people’s news feeds for some time. Now Twitter is following suit. “Now native videos, Vines and GIFs will begin to […]
Facebook’s native video business is growing fast, with 4bn daily views of clips uploaded to the social network. Yesterday, it got some constructive (but cross) criticism from George Strompolos, the […]