Can I buy shares or stock in TikTok?

Unfortunately not. As TikTok’s parent company ByteDance is a privately held company, you cannot currently buy stock in most popular social media platform in the world. ByteDance are not currently publicly trading, however an IPO…

YouTube’s new grey ‘Checking’ icon should clean up their monetization process

YouTube have introduced a new grey ‘Checking’ clock symbol to identify a video is being checked for monetization suitability. Typically soon after uploading, creators may see their monetization status flip between ‘Green – On’, ‘Yellow…

How to monetize tracks on SoundCloud for free

Your handy guide on what monetization on SoundCloud is, how to enable it and the benefits of being part of RouteNote’s SoundCloud Network. Monetization on SoundCloud is the process of earning money from plays on…

Keep it amongst friends with private track & playlist sharing on SoundCloud

Sometimes you want to share your tracks without making it public, whether you want your friends to hear it first or you’re collaborating with someone. SoundCloud’s latest update lets you share private music.  SoundCloud are…

Comment on private tracks on SoundCloud now on iOS

Sometimes you want to get people’s thoughts on a track before it goes live for everyone, and SoundCloud are making that happen on iOS. Earlier this month SoundCloud triumphantly brought comments back to mobile on…

Twitch Host Non-Stop Music Sets From Boiler Room

Twitch, the live streaming video platform, look set to expand beyond video game playthroughs and e-sport competitions, with their latest partnership with Boiler Room. Boiler Room, the organisation behind live underground DJ sets from Disclosure,…