Facebook signs deal with Universal to give users access to licensed music

Under ‘unprecedented’ partnership, users will be able to upload videos containing licensed music on Facebook, Instagram and OculusUniversal Music Group is to become the first major music company to license its recorded music and publishing catalogues for use on Facebook, Instagram and virtual reality platform Oculus in a global, multi-year agreement.The deal, described as “unprecedented” in a statement from Universal, will license the content for video and “other social experiences”. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook signs licensing deal with Warner Music

Facebook Inc. has signed a licensing agreement with Warner Music that covers the music company’s recorded music and music publishing catalogs for use in social media such as videos and messages.  The deal paves the way for social media users to create, upload and share videos with licensed... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook just signed another music licensing deal–this time with Sony/ATV

It’s a trend–or, at least, it’s almost a trend. Sony/ATV is following in the footsteps of Universal Music Group and signing a deal with Facebook to let users soundtrack their videos on Facebook, Instagram, and Oculus with songs from the publisher’s catalog. That means songwriters will get... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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University of California, Springer Nature Sign Groundbreaking Open Access Deal

The University of California announced a groundbreaking open access publishing agreement with leading academic publisher Springer Nature, the largest open access agreement in North America to date, and the first for Springer Nature in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Users Will Be Able to Add Licensed Music to Their Videos

Sing along with Facebook? The social network announced Tuesday that it is testing the ability for people to include music in the personal videos they create, and it introduced a new feature, Lip Sync Live. Facebook now has licenses through millions of songs through deals with music publishers... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook secures music licensing and baseball streaming deals

Facebook on Friday announced a pair of deals that gets the social networking giant deeper into a pair of popular consumer pursuits — music and baseball. On the music front, Facebook is following up earlier deals it struck with Universal Music Group and Sony/ATV Music Publishing by lining up a... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Just Announced Another Music Licensing Deal

Facebook followed up on the music-licensing deals it announced last month by reaching an agreement for its first "multi-territorial" music license with online licensing processing and licensing solutions provider ICE Services. The social network inked similar pacts with Global Music Rights,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Music Is in the Air for Facebook and Instagram Users in More European Markets

Facebook is bringing its music and related interactive video features to more markets in Europe. Music publishing business development lead for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Ella Kirby said in a blog post that music on Facebook and Instagram is now available in Denmark, Finland, Iceland,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-17 15:45:27 UTC ]
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Princeton University Press signs Harvard economist Goldin in six-figure deal

Princeton University Press has struck a six-figure deal with Harvard economist Claudia Goldin for her "urgent" book on gender disparity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:03:07 UTC ]
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Taking a Stand for Open Access, University of California Terminates Elsevier Deal

The decision to walk away from the world's largest publisher of scientific journals could be a milestone in the transition to open access. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bloomsbury signs licensing deal for The Deep

Bloomsbury Children’s is partnering with content provider Technicolor to produce a series of books based on the animated TV programme "The Deep". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Some publishers give Facebook and Google visitors a worse user experience

Some publishers show more pop-ups, autoplay ads and content recommendation ads to flyby readers. The post Some publishers give Facebook and Google visitors a worse user experience appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Live Videos Are About to Become a Lot More Accessible to Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing Users

Facebook announced Tuesday that publishers of Facebook Live videos can now add closed captions in order to make those videos more accessible to users who are deaf or hard-of-hearing. Product manager Supratik Lahiri and director of accessibility Jeffrey Wieland said in a Newsroom post that daily... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HCG signs Dreamworks licensing deal

Hodder Children’s Books, part of Hachette Children’s Group (HCG), has bought English language publishing rights to three DreamWorld licences: Noddy Toyland Detective, Dinotrux and How to Train Your Dragon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campbell Books signs deal with Monkey Music

Campbell Books, the pre-school imprint of Macmillan Children’s Books, has signed a two-book deal with pre-school music specialists Monkey Music. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Facebook Is Using Surveys to Improve Its News Feed and Give Users What They Want

Facebook is taking more of a "survey says" approach to what users will see in their news feeds. In a blog post published today, Facebook software engineers Cheng Zhang and Si Chen explained that the Menlo Park, Calif.-based company's traditional ways of determining what shows up in feeds—likes,... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Facebook signs deal to directly publish news stories

Facebook has reached a deal with New York Times and eight other media outlets to post stories directly to the social network's mobile news feeds, as publishers strive for new ways to expand their reach. Continue reading at Stuff

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Pedigree signs licensing deal with WWE

Pedigree Books is set to publish World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) titles after the two companies signed a three-year licensing agreement. This year the publisher will release WWE Annual (£7.99), WWE Bumper Activity Annual Pack (£7.99), WWE Activity Annual (£5.99), WWE Fun Learning English... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Yorkshire Tea signs Gruffalo licensing deal

Entertainment company Magic Light has signed a Gruffalo licensing deal with Yorkshire tea.   Magic Light, which owns the branding, audio-visual and merchandising rights for The Gruffalo, the bestselling children’s book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Macmillan Children’s Books), is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Parragon signs Matt Hatter licensing deal

Parragon is publishing a series of books based on the "Matt Hatter Chronicles" brand, after signing a licensing deal with Platinum Films. Under the terms of the deal, Parragon will publish colouring, sticker, activity and story books in the UK, Australia and South Africa in 2015. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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