Tag: user-generated content
User-generated content may account for $1.2bn of music revenues
Billboard’s latest article about Facebook’s music strategy is interesting, but the sentence that jumped out at us is actually towards the end of the piece. “UGC already accounts for $1.2 billion of the global recorded-music...
April 26, 2019
Facebook expands its UGC licensing deals to India and Thailand
Spotify, YouTube Music and now Facebook: who *isn’t* launching their music activities in India this year? Of course, Facebook isn’t running its own music-streaming service there. Instead, the social network has expanded...
March 14, 2019
Sandbox Issue 222: SYNC IN. Music Synchronisation Gets Smarter
Lead: as synchronisation grows in importance, a new wave of tools is emerging to make that whole process work seamlessly and smarter, covering both micro-licensing and pitch management. We look at the key players here, what...
February 20, 2019
Sandbox Issue Seventy One: Remixed Message
Seven years ago, remix competitions were a new and exciting marketing opportunity, with everyone fired up on the possibilities of UGC and how it could create a different connection between artist and fan. Their growing ubiquity...
October 17, 2012
UGC sites will not be penalised under new Google searches
Popular UGC (user-generated content) sites such as YouTube will largely avoid the effects of Google’s new anti-piracy search rankings despite racking up a large number of copyright infringement notices, the search giant...
August 13, 2012