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Video- and image-tagging service ThingLink has raised a further $2m in funding.
While Shazam has traditionally been quick onto any new mobile device or platform, in recent times it’s the company’s iOS and Android apps that have been shown the most love with new features.
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Shazam has struck a deal with broadcaster ITV’s sales team, ITV Commercial, which will now be offering Shazam’s service to its advertisers. ITV is the “exclusive UK sales force” for the technology, too.
We’ve been covering Shazam’s diversification beyond music recognition to TV-tagging over the last year or two: its technology is being used in the US to tag TV shows and advertisements to access related content.
Shazam’s latest content partnership unites its music and TV activities: American Idol. Every episode in the rest of its current US run will be taggable using Shazam’s app, providing fans with the list of songs performed (and links to buy them).
Shazam’s latest content partnership unites its music and TV activities: American Idol.
Shazam has launched the latest version of its iPhone app – 5.0 – with speed the key improvement. The company claims the app can now identify music and TV content in as little as one second.
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Mobile discovery service Shazam now has more than 165 million users tagging five million songs a day, the company has announced.
Shazam has brought back unlimited free tagging to its free iOS app. It was previously restricted to five tags a month and the premium version costs £3.99. Users who have paid for the premium version will still have ad-free usage. CEO Andrew Fisher stated that ‘Shazamers’ identify 1 billion songs a year and generate over $100m in revenue from track purchases as a result.