Say Hello to Facebook's Answer to TikTok: Instagram Reels
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With reports that TikTok is to be banned in the US, Facebook has stepped up to fill the viral gap with their new ‘Instagram Reels’. TikTok achieved immense success as a newcomer to the social media scene amassing over 2 billion downloads since its launch. However, due to concerns over data privacy, increased scrutiny has been cast over the platform - Big Brother, anyone?
Introducing Instagram Reels..
Instagram Reels will allow public users to... Read More
Facebook: Introducing new tools to help artists make money
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Facebook has announced new features to their platform that will help artists to earn money and connect with their audience.
The new features include ‘Fan Subscriptions’ and ‘Stars’ which enable fans to support their favourite artists, especially those who have lost income due to COVID19.
Fan Subscriptions allows fans to sign up to a monthly subscription to their favourite artists, which gives them access to... Read More
Our Feature Album for July | Holiday Party
Bless your ears with our Feature Album for July - Holiday Party's self-titled debut!
Junkyard pop pioneers Holiday Party recently released their self-titled debut album and we’re thrilled to promote it as the GYROstream Feature Album for July.
Across its eight tracks, the album waxes through all the stages and emotions associated with relationship breakdown. It’s deeply personal and has an uncanny relatability: we believe that everyone will be able to find some... Read More
Selling merch? Instagram’s here to help out!
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Everyone’s favourite photo-sharing social media service, Instagram, recently announced a new update that is going to be super useful for musicians selling merch. You might’ve seen something called Instagram Shopping hanging around - a platform where larger commerce accounts can tag images of their products with links straight to the website where they’re available to purchase. It’s a great offering - if somebody likes the product... Read More
INSTAGRAM TO PAY UP FOR CREATORS
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Instagram have recently announced its grand plans to monetize IGTV and Live in a bid to support their creators (and compete with Facebook & Twitch). With the rise and (hopeful) fall of COVID, Instagram Live views increased by a whopping 70% February to March and in a bid to keep creators on the platform Instagram will now be testing two types of income generators; Badges (much like Twitch) & IGTV ads.
Introducing Instagram... Read More