It's bad enough no one wants to support music culture any more. Not even by downloading music. It's bad enough Spotify and Pandora continue to try and influence copyright and royalty laws in America and worldwide to ensure their bottom line stays, while musical culture slowly erodes.
You don't need advertising to find a job because you might get some help from Fifth Third bank. Too bad. I was hoping I could have my own cheerleaders singing behind me today. 'Kidsleepy's gonna nail today's client presentation! He's kinda rad that way."
First Spotify partnered with Sony, putting the streaming service on Playstations. They also partnered with Uber. Now, Spotify is doing the same with Starbucks, although as usual very few journalists are bothering to read between the lines as to what all this partnership means, so let me help you along.
We've all heard the one "If you're not the customer then you're the product being sold." Well guess what - it's painfully true. Twitter, Facebook and all those other social media platforms don't specifically exist to give you warm fuzzy feelings when confronted with a cat doing something cute. They're there to make bundles of cold hard cash selling your eyeballs to advertisers. I gave £5.89 to twitter and here's what I learned.
The Peruvian League Against Cancer has a great idea to encourage people to get out of the sun for a bit, at Playa Agua Dulce they built a giant rectangle which gives wireless internet connectivity to anyone standing it its shadow.