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Monthly Media Mashup #10

Monthly Media Mashup #10

Facebook Introduces Ads in Stories and User Reviews for Ads Facebook’s Stories feature launched almost a year and half ago and now has 150 million daily viewers, as a result Facebook recently started allowing pages in certain markets to test Stories ads. Facebook Stories is similar to Instagram Stories, however Instagram Stories took just 5 […]

Spotify’s Fans First Boosts Artist-Fan Relations Through Exclusive Merch

Spotify’s Fans First Boosts Artist-Fan Relations Through Exclusive Merch

So What is “Fans First”? Spotify Fans First is an email marketing program that allows artists to reward engaged Spotify fans with unique or exclusive offers. One type of Fans First offer includes merchandise, and so far artists have created exciting Fans First offers including items like exclusive apparel or limited-edition vinyl. Spotify has the […]

Monthly Media Mashup #9

Monthly Media Mashup #9

Google Pay Now Works in Browsers on Desktop and iOS The digital wallet platform and online payment system developed by Google and initially released in 2015 (as Android Pay) was previously available in just the Chrome browser and on Android. The company has begun rolling out Google Pay to browsers like Safari and Firefox, and […]

In The Sports Zone Store Now Powered by Musictoday

In The Sports Zone Store Now Powered by Musictoday

Store Sells Sports Themed Activity and Coloring Books For All Ages In The Sports Zone launched earlier this month on Musictoday’s proprietary e-commerce platform. The store sells licensed and non-licensed sports activity books, storybooks, and adult coloring books for teams, leagues and brands. Founder, Darla Hall, has launched over 200 titles for the NFL, MLB and […]

Monthly Media Mashup #8

Monthly Media Mashup #8

Instagram Allows More Stories Uploads, Introduces Nametags and Focus Camera Format Instagram has made it faster and easier for users to upload photos and videos to Stories. Users can now upload multiple photos and videos to Stories all at once. A new icon on the top right of of the screen enables users to select […]

Monthly Media Mashup #7

Monthly Media Mashup #7

NME Ends Print Magazine Production British music journalism magazine New Musical Express (NME) and its parent company, Time Inc, announced it will cease print production with March 9 being its last edition. The weekly publication made its debut in 1952 and launched its online version NME.com in 1996. The publication will now focus on expanding […]

Lady Antebellum Store Now on Musictoday’s Platform

Lady Antebellum Store Now on Musictoday’s Platform

Powering the Lady Antebellum Official Store Grammy award winning country music group Lady Antebellum has launched a new store on Musictoday’s platform. The Lady Antebellum Official Store features an assortment of accessories, t-shirts, tanks, media, and more. In addition to using Musictoday’s proprietary e-commerce platform, we also helped to design and relaunch Lady Antebellum’s official […]

Official David Bowie Store Now on Musictoday’s Platform

Official David Bowie Store Now on Musictoday’s Platform

Powering the Legendary David Bowie’s Official Store The official U.S. David Bowie Store is now leveraging Musictoday’s proprietary e-commerce platform. The David Bowie Store sells a variety of official merchandise celebrating the career of the innovative English singer-songwriter, and actor. Fans can find posters and prints, t-shirts and sweaters, CDs and LPs, hats, drinkware, and more. […]

Monthly Media Mashup #6

Monthly Media Mashup #6

Facebook’s Facial Recognition Notification, List Feature, and European Music Licensing Deal Facebook users received in-feed notifications about the platform’s facial recognition features in February. According to the social network, face recognition will find photos users are in but not tagged in, help protect users against strangers using their photo, and tell people with visual impairments […]