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Snapchat opens its doorways to third-party apps, retains privateness first

dennizn/123RF On Thursday, June 14, Snapchat formally launched its new platform for third-party builders. Known as Snap Kit, builders can now combine Snapchat options into their very own apps — whereas additionally maintaining person knowledge secure. Snap Kit is separated into 4 totally different integration choices — that are every their very own separate kits. […]

How Pandora's New Family Plan Compares With The Competition

How Pandora's New Family Plan Compares With The Competition

Image: Pexels This week, Pandora unveiled a brand new household plan which permits six totally different members of the identical household to make use of the service for one value. The idea of the “family plan” is hardly new within the music-streaming world; each Spotify and Apple Music have related choices for a similar $15/month […]

How AI is changing the customer retention game (VB Live)

How AI is altering the client retention sport (VB Live)

Increasing retention by simply 10 % will increase what you are promoting worth by greater than 30 %. And that quantity is in attain while you faucet into your oil nicely of knowledge and harness it by way of advertising and marketing automation platforms powered by AI and machine studying. Learn how while you be […]

Pandora unveils a $15-a-month limitless household plan

Premium Family provides higher-quality audio than the non-paid tier and offers you and your kin the power to create radio stations, customise playlists and obtain music offline. If you will have the $10 Premium plan, you may hit your settings and “Switch Plans” to improve. At the identical time, you may ship, cancel or resend […]

Pandora rolls out ‘personalized playlists’ to all premium subscribers

Pandora rolls out ‘personalised playlists’ to all premium subscribers

Pandora is taking a leaf out of Spotify’s e book at the moment with the launch of personalised playlists for its premium subscribers. The music-streaming firm first announced this feature back in March, and has been trialing it with a “small number” of Premium customers over the previous couple of months. Now, it’s prepared for […]

Apple Music has additionally unplugged R. Kelly from its playlists

Apple had made the choice weeks in the past, the corporate advised Rolling Stone, whereas Pandora has been refining the way it offers with artists accused or responsible of ‘unacceptable conduct.’ Spotify pulled R. Kelly’s music for violating its new policy relating to ‘hate content material and hateful conduct.’ In essence, all three body their […]

Pandora stops selling R. Kelly’s music

The allegations in opposition to R. Kelly return a long time and he is confronted quite a few lawsuits through the years in addition to youngster pornography fees (although no conviction) and accusations of operating a sex cult. A #MuteRKelly hashtag has propagated by way of Twitter of late. In an announcement to the Guardian, […]

Pandora nears 6 million paid subscribers because it chases revenue

Revenue for the quarter rose to $319.2 million, up 12 p.c over the primary quarter of 2017. That excludes revenue from the Australia and New Zealand markets in addition to Ticketfly. Pandora shut down in Australia and New Zealand in July and sold Ticketfly to Eventbrite in September. But Pandora continues to be dropping cash. […]

Billboard weighs paid streams extra closely on its music charts

Subscription track streams account for one level per play for the Hot 100 songs and genre-specific charts. Ad-supported streams, resembling these on YouTube, will snag artists two-thirds of some extent, and programmed streams (i.e. Pandora) a half level. Free performs have even much less of an impression on the Hot 200 albums record with three,750 […]

Streaming TV agency Philo is providing three months of Pandora Premium

Philo’s 37-channel bundle consists of AMC, Comedy Central, MTV, History and Food Network for $16/month. The bigger bundle provides Nicktoons, Cooking Channel and 7 others for an additional 4 bucks. Philo is ready to preserve the associated fee decrease than most rivals because it doesn’t stream costlier channels like dwell sports activities, information networks and […]