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Register to Vote with HeadCount!

The 2020 presidential election is right around the corner! To ensure everyone has the chance to have their voice heard, HeadCount has implemented a process to help people register to vote with ease. Here’s everything you need to know… Register…

Facebook Introduces Paid Online Events Feature

In the beginning of August, Facebook announced their launch of a paid online events feature to help creators monetize their streams in the wake of the pandemic. Here’s the rundown… Facebook Introduces Paid Online Events Feature What is it? Just…

Understanding YouTube’s New Analytics

Back in July, YouTube announced a ton of new features to their Analytics for Artists platform. Here’s the rundown… Understanding YouTube’s New Analytics “Analytics for Artists, now in YouTube Studio, provides a new and improved view of an artist’s catalog…

Google Play Music is Officially Shutting Down

Google Play Music has announced that they will be officially shutting down and being replaced with YouTube Music in December 2020. Here’s everything you need to know… Google Play Music is Officially Shutting Down The merger between YouTube and Google…

Introducing IG Reels

On August 5th, Instagram announced IG Reels, a new way to create and discover short, entertaining videos, has officially launched on Instagram. Here’s the rundown… Introducing IG Reels All you have to do is select “Reels” at the bottom of…

Top 4 Alternative Platforms to Replace TikTok

Trump has threatened to ban TikTok, and the platform’s 100 million users are pissed. In the event that this threat actually becomes reality, creators are on the hunt for new platforms to hopefully replace the TikTok sized hole in their…

New Bill to Save Independent Music Venues

COVID-19 hit the music industry hard. As operations have been shut down for longer than anyone ever anticipated, independent venues all over the country are still feeling the heat. Luckily, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. New…

Spotify Finally Brings Back “Appears On” Feature

Back in May, Twitter lit up with people asking, “Why the f*ck did Spotify remove the Appears On section from artists’ profiles?” To say the least, people were pissed. However, you can go ahead and wipe away those angry tears.…

YouTube Expands Music Video Analytics for Artists

On July 7th, YouTube unleashed its upgraded Analytics for Artists program with new features galore. Here’s everything you need to know about the many new additions and how it serves to benefit artists like you. YouTube Expands Music Video Analytics…

What You Need to Know About Copyrighted Music on Twitch

Recently, there’s been some difficulty and confusion surrounding the legality of using music in the background of Twitch streams. Streamers with copyrighted music in their streams can get clips deleted, strikes for copyright violations, and can end up ultimately being…