FB Gaming Platform Music Licensing 

Facebook Extends Music Licensing for Gamers to play while livestreaming

Facebook Gaming is set to allow its partnered streamers to play copyrighted, popular music in the background of their live streams — which means they’ve seemingly solved the copyright problem that’s plagued live-streaming (and basically the entire internet) since the beginning. Facebook is partnering with the music industry to open up a vast catalogue of popular music for Facebook Gaming Partners to play while livestreaming games Facebook Extends Music Licensing for Gamers to play while livestreaming Facebook has entered a series of new music licensing deals with labels and publishers…

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Global Licensing Music Music Licensing Top News 

TikTok announces first music distribution partnership with UnitedMasters

Though TikTok’s future in the U.S. & in India remains uncertain, the company announced this morning its first music distribution partnership, with indie music distributor UnitedMasters. The deal will allow artists on TikTok to tap into the platform’s ability to make their music go viral, then distribute their songs directly to other music streaming services, like Spotify, Apple Music/iTunes, SoundCloud and YouTube. TikTok announces first music distribution partnership with UnitedMasters The deal allows indie artists to effectively circumvent traditional record labels by reaching young music fans on the social video…

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Facebook IPRS Music Licensing 

Facebook signed a music licensing deal with IPRS

Facebook has signed a music licensing deal with the Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS) – a representative body of authors and owners, which include composers, lyricists, and owner publishers of music. Facebook signed a music licensing deal with IPRS As part of the deal, Facebook and Instagram users will be able to access music from the IPRS repertoire with hundreds and thousands of songs, to add in their own videos they share on Facebook and Instagram, as well as other social features like Reels or Music Stickers on Stories. The deal…

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Saregama-facebook global licensing deal Music Music Licensing 

Saregama Inks Global Licensing Deal With Facebook

Saregama Inks Global Licensing Deal With Facebook Saregama today, said it has entered into a global deal with Facebook to license its music for video and other social experiences across products offered by the social media giant. This partnership will allow users to choose from a wide variety of music to add to their social experiences such as videos, stories via music stickers and other creative content, a statement said. Users will also be able to add songs to their Facebook profile, it added. The announcement comes weeks after Swedish music…

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Music Music Licensing 

Facebook signs licensing deals with Indian music labels

Social media platform Facebook has signed licensing agreement with T-Series Music, Zee Music Company and Yash Raj Films, according to reports. Reports said that the facebook signed agreement to licensing their music to use in videos, messages, stories and other creative content. With this announcement, the users will be able to share music content on both Facebook and its photo sharing app Instagram. This move comes after Facebook also extended its licensing agreements to Thailand, which takes the total number of countries covered to 40. Yash Raj Films is one of…

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Character Licensing 

Akshay Kumar unveils ‘2.0’ filter on Facebook. Try it now!

On the sidelines of the release of his forthcoming film “2.0”, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar treated his fans by launching the film’s special filter on Facebook. Through the filter, one can try out Akshay’s wrathful avatar look from the film. Check it out here: Bring out your evil side with the #2Point0Filter! Try it now : https://t.co/ryQjQpOV6k#2Point0FromThursday @2Point0Movie @DharmaMovies @LycaProductions pic.twitter.com/E2z1sxO0HH — Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) November 27, 2018 “The new face of evil will unveil in three days, experience it yourself with the ‘2.0’ Filter! Try now,” the actor tweeted…

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E-Commerce Retail 

Facebook launches pop-up stores at Macy’s

Following the footsteps of Amazon, Facebook has partnered with Macy’s to bring a selection of brands that are sold on Facebook and Instagram to its stores. These brands will be showcased in the department store’s pop-up area, “The Market,” which launched earlier this year as a way to bring lesser-known brands to the store. “Every day, millions of people discover brands and products they love on Facebook and Instagram” reads the Facebook Business web page presenting the collaboration with Macy’s which allows the social network to try and get that…

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Music Licensing 

Now, Facebook will let you add a song to photos, videos

Facebook will now allow users to add music to Stories and also in their News Feed posts. Facebook has introduced new music features, including an option to add a song to photos and videos that has been shared to Facebook Stories. “And, we’re bringing it to News Feed, too!” Facebook said in a statement, adding that users would soon be able to add songs to their Profile as well. Adding a song to a photo or video on Facebook works, in the same way, the feature functions on Instagram. The…

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Sports Licensing 

SPN join hands with Facebook to telecast ‘LaLiga’ on TV in India

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) has partnered with Facebook to telecast the Spanish top division football league, LaLiga, on TV in India this season. As per the association, over 100 selected matches will be telecast on SPN’s sports channels, including the key clashes, El Clasico and Madrid Derby. All matches will still be available for free on Facebook. Rajesh Kaul, Chief Revenue Officer Distribution, and Head – Sports, Sony Pictures Networks India said, “We have been committed to LaLiga for the past four years and we are excited to continue…

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FB Gaming Platform Music Licensing 

Facebook inks major music licensing deal with Apra Amcos

Australian performance and mechanical rights society Apra Amcos has signed a major licensing agreement with Facebook. The deal arrives after the social media giant secured long-term licensing agreements with all three major labels––Sony Music, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music as well as global digital rights agency Merlin, which represents over 20,000 indie record labels and distributors. “We are delighted to be working with Facebook to ensure the creative content of our members and affiliates that is used on the platform is fairly remunerated.” He added music rights holders “will…

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