As a consumer, I feel that it is great that there are no more time limits for Spotify. I prefer Spotify over Pandora because of the sound quality; however, I still use Pandora because of the unlimited time limit.
I agree with this article. Social media has played a major role in the music industry. From tweets to Facebook pages, people use these sites to share their opinions about the artist, band, etc., give insight on albums, and form their own communities. Many users rely on social sites to get information on the music industry.
Music Business Journal The Pros and Cons of iTunes Radio Music Business Journal Though yet to be launched outside the United States, the service strongly resembles its biggest competitor Pandora, with the ability to make playlists based on songs,...
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I don't agree with this article. I can see the vast amount of education that can be offered through online services worldwide; however, online learning may not be beneficial for some people. There are some learners who have trouble retaining the information that they learn through online learning. Physical interaction (traditional learning) still reaps great benefits for learning. To be able to physically speak to your teacher and to network/meet fellow students is priceless especially in our learning environment at Full Sail University.
Twitter billed its foray into music discovery as a mechanism to "surface songs people are tweeting about." Yet Twitter doesn't actually plan to make any money off of the music itself. So why bother? In a word, advertising. Twitter hopes that Music will get people to stay longer on the platform and to get users to reveal more about themselves for better targeting. The former addresses a major weakness for Twitter. As the following graph shows, Twitter is far behind Facebook on time spent...
I think that getting into the music discovery business will help attract more users onto Twitter. Twitter is already used as a networking tool. For example, users will give their soundcloud or reverbnation link. Getting involved with the music business bring potential users to the platform and will get users to stay on Twitter longer.
This is a good article on what businesses need to know about music licensing. It gives good advice on the consequences of playing music in an establishment without a music license and provides the steps to take to acquire a music license. Good information a business should know before the owner decides to play any type of music.