Google buy FameBit for unique branding opportunities on YouTube

Google have bought FameBit to connect brands with their most creative users across YouTube and Google’s other sites. FameBit have revealed that they’ve been purchased by web giants Google. FameBit are a company that connects up…

Instagram launching Business profiles to offer insights and promotion tools

Instagram are adding business profiles so that businesses can gain insights into their pages, audiences and access extra tools pinpoint their audiences. Instagram accounts registered as a business will soon be able to use tools to…

‘Shazam For Brands’ First Step In Shazam’s World Domination

Today Shazam are launching their new ‘for Brands’ initiative to appear on everything you buy… well not quite everything. Shazam have made their name, and business, naming songs for people who Shazam them. With it’s…

Spotify Cracking Down On “Playola” Playlist Payments

For several months there have been increasing reports of “playola” around playlists on Spotify, a method in which curators of popular playlists will request money from labels in exchange for adding their tracks to the…

Fuga Thinks Artists Arent Smart Enough or Empowered Enough to Run Their Own Marketing and Promotion

Do artists really need labels. Fuga seems to think that artists just want to make music and they aren’t really smart enough or empowered enough to control their own marketing, promotion and royalty collection. Here…

Coca-Cola’s Open Happiness Track Debuts Online

Coke first previewed a new album during Midem in January which collaborates members from Gnarls Barkley, Fall Out Boy, Panic At The Disco and Gym Class Heroes. Now Coke has properly debuted tracks in TV…