Facebook launch a new video testing tool in the Creator Studio

The free tool aims to help creators who are split on how to best publish their video to reach the maximum number of followers. Facebook’s Creator Studio works in much the same way as YouTube…

Can people use my music in their Instagram videos?

Yes they can. Distribute your music through RouteNote, select Facebook as a store, and you’ll get a kickback for every view the video gets. Artists and labels distributing through RouteNote can choose from many of…

Facebook’s livestreams can now be ticketed events so creators can earn

With more creators and events organisers turning to live streams this year than ever, Facebook adds purchasable tickets for audiences. Facebook have added an option for people putting on livestreams on their platform to add…

Instagram’s Reels launches in 50 countries to take on TikTok

Instagram’s new Reels feature that’s set to take on TikTok in the game of short, fun videos has launched complete with audio, effects, and more to get users creative with videos. Instagram have officially launched…

Facebook launches Music Videos this weekend, connecting artists and fans like never before

Facebook is getting music videos this weekend so that social media users can listen to the latest from their favourite artists in their news feed and discover what their friends are listening to. Facebook has…

Snapchat are adding music to Snaps making it a true Instagram and TikTok competitor

The new Snapchat feature allows you to add music before or after snapping, with licenses signed with Warner Music Group and Universal Music Group. Snap announced they are working on the feature and have licenses…

Instagram’s TikTok competitor ‘Reels’ launching globally soon

As TikTok continues to face scrutiny around the world, Facebook have well-timed their supposed global launch of Instagram Reels. Instagram Reels is Facebook’s answer to TikTok. Available via a new icon in Instagram, supporting 15-second…

Can I add my music to Instagram for free?

Yes! Get uploading to RouteNote today, and discover all the new places your music can live, including stores, streaming services and social media platforms, free of charge. At RouteNote we help thousands of independent artists…

Facebook strike a license deal with Indian label Saregama

Indian music label Saregama and Facebook sign a global license deal for use of their music in Facebook and Instagram. The deal was announced by Facebook earlier this week. The license allows Facebook and Instagram…

Facebook launches collaborative music-making app to connect through creation

Collab is a brand new app for making music with friends and others from a distance so that social distancing doesn’t mean a hold on creativity. Now that we’ve all been apart for a while…