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Music Ally Special Report – Instagram and Social Photo Sharing

Facebook's $1bn acquisition of social photography app Instagram cemented a meteoric rise for the latter company, just 18 months after it launched. In this white paper, we take a look at Instagram's development and its importance...
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New apps predictions from ABI and Juniper Research

ABI claims that nearly 36bn apps will be downloaded in 2012, with iOS and Android accounting for 83% of them, although Microsoft's Windows Phone will only take 2%.
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New apps predictions from ABI and Juniper Research

It seems like every week brings new big-number predictions for the mobile apps market at the moment. Here's some more, from ABI Research and Juniper Research.
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Black Keys and Snoop Dogg are most-pirated Coachella headliners

Music analytics firm Musicmetric has published some new research into the level of BitTorrent piracy for the headliners of this year's Coachella festival.
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Pew report suggests new techs are rewiring the brains of young people

Here’s something to be excited or scared about, depending on your point of view. A survey of technology experts, critics and students by the Pew Research Center in the US finds that 55% are optimistic about the likelihood...
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The average Facebook user gets more than they give

The Pew Research Centre has published a new piece of work on Facebook, and how people are using it in the US. It finds that the average user "gets more from their friends than they give to their friends" due to the existence...
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Google shares its latest research on smartphone and tablet usage

Google, which commissioned Ipsos for a survey on how people are using their smartphones. One big finding: a "clear consumer shift to smartphones", most pronounced in the UK where 45% of the total population now own smartphones.
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Google shares its latest research on smartphone and tablet usage

A good counterpart to the Kantar smartphone stats is a new piece of research from Google, which commissioned Ipsos for a survey on how people are using their smartphones.
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New PRS paper focuses on Groupon and live ticket discounts

PRS for Music chief economist Will Page has published his latest Economic Insight paper - 'A House Divided' - working with freelance consultant Stewart McKie.
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Forrester warns of ignoring the ‘Digital Natives’

Just in time for MIDEM, Forrester has published a new report: 'Digital Natives: The Generation That Music Product Strategy Forgot'.
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Web and mobile radio predicted to grow by 15% this year

Analyst firm AccuStream Research has published a report claiming that US listening to online and mobile radio services will grow by 15% this year, to 8.3 billion hours. It also forecasts further growth of 22% in 2011.
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French study hints at Hadopi backlash

A study published by the University of Rennes makes the controversial claim that online piracy has actually risen by 3% since the new three-strikes law came into force there. Or to be specific: the piracy rate of people who...