Category Archives for "Social Media News"

October 20, 2020

How TikTok Recommends Videos #ForYou

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TikTok is probably the hottest social service in the world right now and much of its success is because of its excellent AI-based algorithm. While we’ve discussed how this algorithm works in the past, TikTok itself has provided information about how it comes up with videos for your #ForYou feed. The Recommendation System Just about […]

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The Best Times To Post On Social Media In 2019

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When it comes to social media promotion, the time of day that you post can be just as critical as the content that you’re posting. There are some generally accepted post times that apply to the various networks, but some new research has tweaked those a little. I’ve posted before about the best times to post, but […]

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November 28, 2018

Google Isn’t The Only Large Search Engine That You Should Know About

Alternative search engine on the Music 3.0 Blog

When we think of search we automatically think of Google, but that’s not the only one available to us. In the West there’s also Microsoft’s Bing, Yahoo (which is still going strong), and a few smaller specialty ones like DuckDuckGo. In China, Google is eclipsed by Baidu, but the one big search engine that is […]

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A New Reality For Music Celebs Sets In As Twitter Followers Are Slashed

Twitter Followers Slashed on the Music 3.0 Blog

Last week Twitter took the drastic step of removing millions of inactive or fake accounts, resulting in follower counts dropping for nearly everyone on the platform. Until recently, it wasn’t in Twitter’s financial interests to delete those accounts even though it knew of their existence, but pressure from Congress and various State investigations thanks to Russian […]

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YouTube Launches The Copyright Match Tool

YouTube Copyright Match on the Music 3.0 Blog

There are a lot of practices on YouTube that one might categorize as “unseemly,” and one of the biggest is re-uploading a video. That means that a viewer downloads your video then uploads it on their channel and classifies it as their own. YouTube has heard content creators cries for help though, and has launched […]

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Facebook Takes A Swipe At YouTube, And YouTube Swipes Back

YouTube premieres on the Music 3.0 blog

Facebook has been aiming for YouTube ever since it introduced video a few years ago, and although it’s done an admirable job of becoming a viable video platform, it’s efforts seemed to have plateaued as serious content creators still prefer the Google subsidiary. That isn’t keeping Facebook from trying something new however, and it’s using […]

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Do Catalog Releases Make The Charts Inaccurate?

frontline vs catalog

It’s been a fact of life in the recorded music business that the records known as “frontline” releases get all the attention. The big marketing dollars, the promotion, and any sales push is reserved for only the latest releases, and that attention changes pretty quickly on to the next new one unless it’s a big […]

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February 9, 2017

YouTube Launches Mobile Live Streaming And Super Chat

Mobile Live Streaming - Super Chat

YouTube just launched it’s long anticipated Mobile Live Streaming along with a monetization tool called Super Chat. There’s a catch though. You need at least 10,000 followers to have access to these features right now, although the company says it will be available to everyone at some point and baked into the mobile app. While it’s […]

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