Social software

  1. BandsInTown Concert Audience Research: Fans Need to Be Informed; 'Superfans' Will Spend a Lot More

    August 27, 2012 8:59 AM EDT Facebook concert discovery app BandsInTown , which claims to power tour listings for more than 100,000 artists and track even more, commissioned Insight Strategy Group to conduct a survey that turned up some intriguing results regarding live music ...

  2. Facebook SXSW Panel Looks at Music Marketing Beyond the 'Likes'

    March 17, 2012 5:05 PM EDT The "Facebook Music Marketing: Pages, Feeds, and Games" panel at SXSW Music served essentially as a rundown of sorts for every way an artist can maximize Facebook's platform - especially its new features rolled out in Timeline, whic ...

  3. Musicians On Tumblr: Ten Dos And Don'ts From Experts

    November 18, 2011 7:00 AM EST If you're an independent musician looking to grow an online fanbase, it's a good idea to start Tumbling. Since launching in 2007, Tumblr has become one of the internet's hottest blogging platforms, often exceeding 50 million posts p ...

  4. The (Unofficial, But Still Amazing) Billboard Tumblr Top 30

    October 20, 2011 7:25 PM EDT BILLBOARD ON TUMBLR Over on our new Tumblr, we'll point you in the direction of the features over on our fan-focused site Billboard.com - as well as to selected content from our music industry-focused print magazine - but you can also expect ...

  5. Is The New Facebook Real-Time Feed Where the Music Will Go?

    September 21, 2011 11:57 AM EDT Feed For The Soul: Facebook's new real-time feed feature. We can't stop writing about Facebook today, because after months of anticipation , tomorrow is the day when it will announce new sharing features for music and other media that co ...

  6. Why Is Apple's Ping Lagging Far Behind Facebook?

    January 20, 2011 12:00 AM EST When Apple launched Ping in September, it was expected - in some quarters - to revolutionize music discovery. Representing the optimism at the time, Wired bravely deemed it "too big to fail" and immediately declared it a social powerhous ...

  7. Live Nation App Goes Live

    November 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST Fresh off a Web site upgrade that added new social features to the ticket-buying process, Live Nation now has a smartphone app as well. The app, currently only for the iPhone, offers users ticket alerts, app-exclusive pre-sales and access to last- ...

  8. VIDEO: Highlights From The Billboard Mobile Music App Summit and Awards

    October 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The music, mobile, app and tech communities came together for the Billboard Mobile Entertainment Live! The Music App Summit on Oct. 5 in San Francisco. Check out the blow-by-blow, full coverage round-up here. For the top highlights, see below. Bil ...

  9. Facebook Flooded With Jackson Updates

    July 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The King of Pop is more popular than the leader of the free world, at least on Facebook. During Tuesday's memorial service for fallen music icon Michael Jackson, when numerous news, music and entertainment events streamed the event live, Face ...

  10. Brands Gear Up for Lollapalooza

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The VIP room at this year's Lollapalooza will be chockablock with brands vying for the attention of performers, their hangers-on and the assorted journalists in Chicago for the three-day festival. For the third year in a row event marketer BM ...

  11. Virtual World Doppelganger Boosts Music Experience

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Virtual world Doppelganger has expanded it's Music Lounge artist-branded music environment into a much broader virtual music experience called vSide. The vSide environment is about three times larger than the Music Lounge, allowing members to ...

  12. MySpace Launches In France

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT First non-English version of social network site. First non-English version of social network site. News ...

  13. China To Test Timing System On Videogames

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Online gamers in China may soon have their fun cut short if a new timing system set to be tested in October becomes part of a mandatory software standard expected from the government later this year. BEIJING (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Online game ...

  14. China Caught In Web Of Games

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Online videogame revenue is the driving force for China's gaming market that comprises 28.8 million users, a new report has found. After all, Chinese gamers spend more money on online games than PC, c (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Online videog ...