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, the Netherlands, Norway, Romania and Slovakia, bringing the... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-10-17 15:45:27 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: European publishers still look to Facebook and Instagram to grow abroad

Forty-two percent of 103 publishing executives polled by Digiday this February said Facebook was an effective platform to grow international audiences. The post Digiday Research: European publishers still look to Facebook and Instagram to grow abroad appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 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 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... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Harmonized With Global Music Rights, HFA/Rumblefish, Kobalt Music Publishing

Music continued to fill the air in Menlo Park, Calif., as Facebook announced three new partnerships with music publishers, coming on the heels of its deal with Sony/ATV earlier this week and its pact with Universal Music Group, inked in December. Facebook head of music business development and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Wants to Be a Newspaper. Facebook Users Have Their Own Ideas.

It's tough to make everyone happy. Can Facebook reconcile its high-minded design ideals with the interests of users and publishers? Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier’s BookBeat Announces a 24-Market European Expansion

Sweden’s Bonnier has announced a sweeping expansion in Europe of its BookBeat digital service, multiplying by seven times its former reach in terms of markets for audiobooks and ebooks. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Service Has More Than 50,000 Audiobooks and Ebooks he... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-24 12:55:40 UTC ]
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The Groups Where Thousands of Facebook Users Ask for Money

Peer-to-peer aid groups have become a lifeline for those who can’t cover small expenses. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-06-10 12:36:21 UTC ]
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People Are Spending More Time on Instagram, at the Expense of Facebook and Snapchat

Adults in the U.S. will spend the same number of average minutes per day on Facebook and Snapchat this year as they did in 2018, but they will devote more time to Instagram, according to the latest figures from eMarketer. The consultancy found that U.S. adult Facebook users are spending an... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-28 10:00:50 UTC ]
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Government Requests for Facebook User Data Rose 7% in the Second Half of 2018

Facebook received 110,634 government requests for user data in the second half of 2018, up 7% from 103,815 in the first half of 2018, according to its latest Transparency Report, which was released Thursday. The social network said the uptick in the second half of last year was normal compared... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 23:00:44 UTC ]
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The Amount of Fake Accounts Removed From Facebook This Year Nearly Equals Its Number of Total Active Users

Facebook disabled more than 2 billion fake accounts on Facebook in the first quarter of 2019 alone, nearly the same amount of total monthly active users the company has, the company said Thursday in a report about how it is enforcing its platform rules. The company pulled almost 2.2 billion fake... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-05-23 20:09:09 UTC ]
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Instagram: Facebook probes breach of millions of influencer accounts

An Indian company had stored the data of 49 million Instagram users in an unguarded online database. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-05-21 07:38:44 UTC ]
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Some Facebook users can’t turn off face recognition, study suggests (updated)

Consumer Reports filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission after finding that 8 out of 31 test accounts lacked the ability to turn off facial recognition. Updated 5/20 7:30 p.m. PST with Facebook comment.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-20 18:15:48 UTC ]
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A primer for using music in marketing

Indoor cycling company Peloton pedaled into some legal trouble in March—to the tune of $150 million—when the brand was sued for trademark infringement by a group of music publishers representing the likes of Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars. For Peloton, which has made a name for itself by selling a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Facebook is designing for an incoming avalanche of dead users

A new study finds that by 2050, the dead will outnumber the living on Facebook. Here’s how the company is designing user experiences to face the billions of dead users to come. By 2050, the dead will outnumber the living on Facebook. That’s a conservative estimate, according to a study... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Instagram and Facebook Ban Far-Right Extremists

Alex Jones, Infowars, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, Paul Nehlen, and Louis Farrakhan have all been removed from the platforms. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2019-05-02 18:01:07 UTC ]
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Facebook uploaded email contacts of 1.5m users without consent

Company says it has stopped using password verification feature that collected data Facebook has admitted to “unintentionally” uploading the address books of 1.5 million users without consent, and says it will delete the collected data and notify those affected.The discovery follows criticism of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hundreds of millions of Facebook user records exposed on Amazon cloud servers

Facebook Inc. user data is still showing up in places it shouldn’t. Researchers at UpGuard, a cybersecurity firm, found troves of user information hiding in plain sight, inadvertently posted publicly on Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud computing servers. The discovery shows that a year after the... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-03 20:45:00 UTC ]
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Facebook considering hiring editors to pick quality news for users

Mark Zuckerberg also said he is weighing up paying publishers for use of their journalismFacebook could start employing editors to select “high-quality news” to show to users, in the social network’s latest attempt to lose its reputation as a source for disinformation.Mark Zuckerberg said he is... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook left ‘hundreds of millions’ of users’ passwords stored in plain text

Facebook Inc. said Thursday that it had left “hundreds of millions” of users’ passwords exposed in plain text, potentially visible to the company’s employees, marking another major privacy and security headache for a tech giant already under fire for mishandling people’s personal... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-03-21 20:35:00 UTC ]
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