Tag: short video
YouTube Shorts gets David Bowie clips to promote ‘Moonage Daydream’
There's a buzz around new David Bowie documentary 'Moonage Daydream', and now YouTube is getting in on the promotional action.
September 26, 2022
‘Sounds on Shorts’ boosts music discovery from YouTube Shorts
YouTube's TikTok-style Shorts feature is growing rapidly: up to 30bn daily views and 1.5 billion monthly viewers according to the company's latest stats.
September 15, 2022
Leak reveals Instagram’s concerns over falling Reels engagement
The report is based on internal research from Meta: a document titled 'Creators x Reels State of the Union 2022' published in August.
September 13, 2022
India’s short-video market tipped to reach $19bn by 2030
We've been following with keen interest the explosion of short-video apps in India since TikTok was banned there in the summer of 2020.
September 8, 2022
DistroKid launches Spotify Canvas video-making tool
DistroKid has launched a “Spotify Canvas Generator,” which allows users to create the short videos that loop while a song plays in-app.
September 1, 2022
YouTube Shorts gets a Blackpink challenge… and watermarks
YouTube's mission to deploy the biggest music stars in support of its short-video format continues.
August 19, 2022
Meta adds Reels features and expands Horizon Worlds rollout
Intensifying competition around short videos is spurring a blizzard of new features across TikTok, Instagram/Facebook, Snapchat and others.
August 17, 2022
Ofcom explores music’s streaming and short-video evolution
Ofcom's latest Media Nations consumer research has plenty of points of interest for the music industry.
August 17, 2022
The Sandbox Guide to… TikTok without the burnout
TikTok is a hit machine: designed for international virality, with music at its core. It’s no surprise that it’s become the music industry’s social media focus – and thus potentially a path to artist burnout. So...
August 11, 2022
Business accounts can now turn Instagram Reels into ads
Meta is mustard-keen right now to make its short-video Reels format central to its various apps, particularly Instagram.
July 21, 2022
YouTube says Shorts are helping artists add more subscribers
The company has been talking about what the latest YouTube Shorts data mean for musicians, and offered a new stat.
July 8, 2022