TikTok adds new screen-time features including break prompts
They include a dashboard showing people how much they've been using the app, and plans for "weekly digital well-being prompts" for 13-17 year-olds.
June 10, 2022
Digital burnout: MMF says ‘labels and platforms must break the cycle’
Managers body the MMF has published a report on 'Digital Burnout' pressures facing artists in the social media era.
May 30, 2022
Self Esteem criticises social media pressures on musicians
There is a revolt brewing among artists over the pressures they feel they are under to service an ever-growing roster of social-media platforms.
May 24, 2022
Why ‘YouTube Brain’ is a cautionary tale for musicians
'The YouTubers are not okay' is how Vox headlines its latest examination of the creator economy.
May 13, 2022
Help Musicians launches Music Minds Matter Explore site
British charity Help Musicians has launched a new website called Music Minds Matter Explore.
May 9, 2022
“999 Stories of Mental Health” campaign launched in memory of Juice WRLD
It’s Mental Health Awareness Month in the USA, and a new “testimonial awareness campaign” called “999 Stories of Mental Health” has been launched by Carmela Wallace
May 3, 2022
Sony Music Publishing launches ‘Songwriter Assistance’ program
Sony Music Publishing has launched a 'Songwriter Assistance' program offering counselling services and wellbeing resources.
February 1, 2022
Digital burnout fears: ‘It’s a lot we’re asking of artists’
The streaming and social media landscape brings many opportunities for artists, but also very real risks of burnout.
January 19, 2022
Streaming and socials in 2022: audiences, data… and burnout
We are now more than 13 years into the music streaming era, but its workings continue to evolve.
January 19, 2022
Help Musicians warns that Covid-19 catastrophe is not over
UK-based charity Help Musicians surveyed British professional musicians a year ago and found that 55% were not earning anything at all from music, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Have things improved? They have a bit:...
November 23, 2021
MMF updates its Guide to Mental Health for managers and artists
The UK’s Music Managers Forum (MMF) has release an updated version of its guide to mental health for managers and artists. Unveiled yesterday as part of the online The Great Escape conference, it’s an update of a report...
May 14, 2021