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Good Morning! This week the news has picked up slightly as the industry is beginning is starting to s
Issue #23  •  November 30  •  view online
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Startups and change makers leveraging music and music technology to curate a more creative world.
Good Morning!
This week the news has picked up slightly as the industry is beginning is starting to slow down for the end of the year.
Taylor Swift is attempting to save the music industry… again.
Some inside information on how the YouTube algorithm works for those who don’t have millions of subscribers.
Messaging bots have become a thing. One guy defended his company’s bots and one guy said they are not as effective as they seem. You decide your viewpoint.
Facebook Messenger adds a watch video feature so you can watch videos with your friends on the app together. Yay.
There’s a few more articles for you to check out at your leisure. Hope you all have a great weekend!
Corey & Josh

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Universal will ignore artists' unrecouped balances when it pays out Spotify share money... thanks to Taylor Swift - Music Business Worldwide

Sendmate boss defends messaging bots after marketer criticism

Facebook Messenger is building a ‘Watch Videos Together’ feature – TechCrunch

Facebook Fallout Ruptures Democrats’ Longtime Alliance With Silicon Valley - The New York Times

YouTube to Pull Back on Scripted Programming Amid Ad-Supported Push | Billboard

Behind the Epic Moral Battle Over Article 13: YouTube Money | Billboard

Hot Topic Launches New Merchandise Collection With BTS-Inspired BT21: Exclusive | Billboard

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Techstars Startup Digest Music is curated by:
Corey Crossfield Corey Crossfield - Music Digest Curator
corey.crossfield@startupdigestmail.com
Josh Ford Josh Ford
josh.ford@startupdigestmail.com
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