Songza Playlists

Why Google bought Songza: It's all about the playlist

While music services are certainly hot properties right now, the bigger question is why Google felt it necessary to purchase another music property when it already has several.

Facebook music apps have racked up 22B song plays in 1 year

Facebook touted new stats around the crop of social newtork-enhanced music applications helping its members stream and share songs. Apparently, song plays through Timeline apps in the past 13 months have amounted to about 210,000 years worth of music.