YouTube seals deal with top music label amid streaming moves
22 December, 2017, 00:35 | Author: Bridget Leonard
"We are excited to bring that to life on Facebook, Instagram, Oculus, and Messenger in partnership with Universal Music Group", said Tamar Hrivnak, Facebook's head of music business development and partnerships.
The music industry has long battled with illegal online music sharing, with artists losing out on royalties as their work is shared across social media.
The companies did not say when users would be able to share music in videos on platforms owned by Facebook.
Bloombergreported earlier this year that Facebook was "offering major record labels and music publishers hundreds of millions of dollars so the users of its social network can legally include songs in videos they upload".
The two companies, in a joint statement, said they were developing more personalized functions in a bid to "develop the next generation of music products that best engage social consumers".
Attention, music lovers! Universal Music Group and Facebook are collaborating on a licensing deal that will enhance your social media experience.
"We look forward to Facebook becoming a significant contributor to a healthy ecosystem for music that will benefit artists, fans and all those who invest in bringing great music to the world", he added. Universal Music Group also has signed an agreement with YouTube.
The move comes as Facebook's 2 billion plus users post and view more videos than ever before. On the other hand, now that Universal has its first licensing deal with Facebook, it opens up the door for other stuff down the road.
Facebook has increasingly gone head-to-head with YouTube on its signature turf of videos.
The holy city, the Palestinians insist, is "Palestinian" and must be the capital of a future Palestinian state. He also called on the Pope, churches and "our Christian brothers to devote their Sunday prayers to Jerusalem".
The Patriots hosted Britt for a free agent visit during the 2014 offseason but opted to sign wide receiver Brandon LaFell instead. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport is reporting that such an agreement is a two-year deal through the 2018-19 season.
Interactive Entertainment's Portkey Games, a new label dedicated to creating gaming experiences set within the Harry Potter world. The company, known for its work on puzzle games like Cookie Jam and Panda Pop , has licensed the IP from Warner Bros.
The industry is expected to contribute about Dollars 24 billion to the economy and create more than 30,000 permanent jobs. Yet, he voiced his concern over censorship, as "any kind of intimacy and love is considered taboo and a moral violation".
Beyond getting a flu shot, there are other things we can do for ourselves and for family, friends, co-workers and the community. There were two recent flu-related deaths in McLean County, said Coroner Kathy Davis.
The Mayweather-McGregor fight was said to draw in 6.7 million pay-per-view buys around the world, earning him around $100 million. He took to social media over the weekend, calling out Conor and saying he'll be ready in 2018.
Smiley is the latest prominent figure in the news media, politics and the entertainment industry to face misconduct allegations. This contradicts his Facebook post from last week , where he cited only one previous relationship with an employee.
Marvin Lewis will reportedly be leaving the Cincinnati Bengal after the 2017 season after 15 years as the team's head coach. COLUMN: Could Bengals go the way of post-Dusty Reds? The Bengals (5-8) are scheduled to visit the Vikings (10-3) at 1 p.m.
Children everywhere seems to be in a close relationship with Ryan , they don't take him as a stranger on YouTube but as a friend. Ryan's family says the child star was inspired by watching other children and programs on YouTube and wanted to join the fun.
Meghan Markle joins royal Christmas lunch
While, it's not confirmed yet if Dror will be designing the bridal gown for the wedding, it is certain that she's in the running. Unfortunately for us, we probably will still have to wait until the 19th May to see what she finally picks.
The First Ocean's 8 Trailer Has Arrived
There's a new Ocean in town, and it looks like she plans on giving George Clooney's " Ocean's 11 " crew a run for its money. But is she exactly what she appears to be? Looking at the trailer, Ocean's 8 will once again be a comedy.
Bangladeshi bomber arrested after explosion in NY subway
The blast, which took place in the station at the Port Authority bus terminal , sparked commuter panic and travel disruptions. The city's Taxi and Limousine Commission also confirmed Ullah was a licensed cab driver from March 2012 through March 2015.
Funding secured for $11.1bn United States rail project
The two states would take out a 35-year, $1.75 billion loan, with NY paying it back using money from its budget. In the first decade of this century, however, construction was about to begin on new rail tunnels into NY .
Google Duo rolled out to standard dial app
This application gives an accessible route to the Progressive Web App (PWA) rendition of Google Maps, Android Police reports . Earlier this month, the search giant launched Android Oreo Go, an Android version tailored for the low-priced smartphones.
Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame 2018 Inductees Named
The nominees were voted on by a collection of over nine-hundred artists, historians, and other key people in the music industry. The list of nineteen acts nominated for induction in 2018 included a broad spectrum of styles and genres.