This video, part of our Need To Know series, looks at Reddit – a platform with nearly half a billion users. This NTK video is based on our Sandbox Guide to […]
To get Reddit right, you must know the platform’s quirks – which involves being truly authentic, building trust, and loosening your grip on messaging.
Let us take you back to the days when Dubsmash and Musical·ly were blowing up as apps for people who wanted to lip-sync and/or dance to music in short videos.
We wrote about Byte when it launched in January 2020: it was created by the co-founder of Vine as a new take on short-video apps. In July, it announced plans to add […]
Back in 2015, Dubsmash was a bona-fide social media craze in many countries, as people’s Facebook feeds filled up with friends and family lip-syncing to their favourite songs. That peak […]
At the start of August, Atlantic Records took legal steps to request that Reddit hand over the IP address of a user the label suspected of leaking a pre-release of ‘Heathens’ by Twenty One Pilots (that was used in the Suicide Squad soundtrack).
Getting a glowing recommendation from Ryan Adams on Twitter and Instagram is good, but know what’s better? Writing about it on Reddit then getting onto that site’s frontpage. In fact, […]
Online community Reddit has closed a $50m Series B funding round that includes investment from VC firms Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital. Oh, and individual celebrities like Snoop Dogg and […]
We reported last week on game-streaming service Twitch’s introduction of audio copyright filtering, muting the sound in videos uploaded by users that contained unlicensed music (Bulletin, 7-Aug-14). It’s fair to […]
Digital distributor TuneCore and its YouTube MCN partner INDmusic have found themselves in hot water with artists and songwriters this week
Even if you don’t frequent the Reddit and Hacker News sites, you’re hopefully aware of them: they aggregate tech news, submitted and voted on for interest by users.
Music producer Steve Albini has given some characteristically blunt views on digital piracy, in an ‘Ask Me Anything’ interview with users of tech site Reddit.