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YouTube has social media features in development

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YouTube is exploring the addition of some social features which could help music owners get more value from the video platform. The feature set currently in development is known as Backstage. It’s a move to be more competitive with the likes of Facebook or Snapchat, but the music industry should also keep tabs on what the plan says about YouTube’s next directions.

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WNYC makes code open source for social audio post generator

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WNYC has announced a new development for its Audiogram Generator, a tool that converts audio to video so it can be shared more easily and effectively on non-audio platforms like Facebook. The Generator has been released to the public as open source project on Github, meaning any audio content producer can leverage the approach to sharing audio on social media.

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