The licensing deal could help Facebook better compete with Alphabet Inc's YouTube since music videos are the most popular category on the site, said Brian Wieser, an analyst at Pivotal Research.
The agreement could prove especially beneficial for Universal Music Group who's catalog includes top musical artists in today's pop culture like Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, and Lana Del Rey.
"Together, Facebook and UMG are creating a dynamic new model for collaboration between music companies and social platforms to advance the interests of recording artists and songwriters while enhancing the social experience of music for their fans", comments Michael Nash, Executive Vice President of Digital Strategy, Universal Music Group.
Through this new arrangement, users can upload and share homemade videos that feature music from the UMG library backdrop and, assuming the content itself doesn't upset viewers, the clips won't be yanked for breaching copyright.
People With Egg Allergies Can Now Get The Traditional Flu Shot
Vaccination against flu can help reduce hospital admissions in this age group and help stop the spread of flu in the community. The new findings mean that even more people will be able to get their recommended flu shot without sacrificing peace of mind.
Lane Kiffin Agrees To 10-Year Extension At FAU
The FAU Owls have rewarded their head coach after a Conference USA championship and the program's first-ever 10-win season. After skipping out on Tennessee after one season in Knoxville, Kiffin was sacked from his dream job, Southern California.
A successful music streaming service would strengthen YouTube's relationships with music rights holders. We are excited to bring that to life on Facebook, Instagram, Oculus and Messenger in partnership with UMG.
The other major record companies are nearing similar deals, sources tell CASHBOX, A joint statement from the company said the deals will "serve as a foundation for a strategic partnership roadmap that will deliver new music-based experiences online".
Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. YouTube has received criticism for not adequately paying artists for streams of their music videos.
Facebook, based in Menlo Park, Calif., is trying to get people to watch and share more videos on its platform. Seeing this as "Facebook strikes deal to make its own Spotify" is missing the bigger opportunity, but it's very early days.
Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that influenza is now widespread in CT . During the week of December 3, Mountain States and Wellmont hospitals recorded 54 positive flu cases.
Louis Post Dispatch that Cardinals execs "leave the Walt Disney Dolphin resort with good feel for what Tampa Bay would be willin". UPDATE, 4:02: It doesn't sound like the Rays and Cardinals will be making a deal today, Derrick Goold writing for the St.
The video of her confrontation with the soldiers was widely shared by pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian activists on the web. Soon, more video surfaced which showed Ahed and three other women and girls shouting at and pushing the soldiers.
A man had called to say that his brother, Christopher Rodriguez, confessed to burying the child with Larissa, his girlfriend. When children's protective services visited Rodriguez's home Monday , they found it infested with cockroaches and rats.
Compared to the first half of 2016, where the number of requests stood at 6,324, this is almost a 55 per cent jump for 2017. The US actually leads the way when it comes to number of data requests, accounting for 41 percent of the total number.
The AATIP lost its funding in 2012 when Department of Defense officials decided there were better ways to spend taxpayers' money. US Senator Harry Reid , who initiated AATIP, said he was proud of the program and what it has tried to achieve.
In the evening, rain is likely before 1 a.m., rain and snow between the hours of 1 and 3 a.m. and then snow likely after 3 a.m. Look for a mostly sunny day on Tuesday with a morning start near freezing once again and an afternoon high in the low 50s.
The MLS franchise, who now host matches at Yankee Stadium, had hoped to build their own stadium in Elmont on Long Island. The state also solicited bids to develop the land in 2012 but wound up scrapping all proposals a year ago.
Marco Rubio of Florida and Bob Corker of Tennessee last week and should have enough votes for the GOP measure. President Trump told reporter's on Sunday that he spoke to McCain's wife, Cindy, and wished the couple well.
Woman mauled to death by her own dogs
He again referenced the bloody scene that law enforcement discovered, and deferred to the expertise of the medical examiner. Goochland County Sheriff Jim Agnew described Stephens as "petite, ' and said the dogs were between 100-120 pounds".
Apple Acknowledges Taking Action to Slow Down Older iPhones
Apple iPhone users for years have wondered why their phone seems to go slow, compared with newer models. "(But) it is a trade-off. Once word of Poole's test results began to spread, Apple was effectively forced to issue a statement on the matter.
'The Voice' Reveals Its Season 13 victor !
Kohanski joins fellow Team Blake winners Jermaine Paul, Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery, Craig Wayne Boyd and Sundance Head. Alabama native Red Marlow took fourth place tonight on " The Voice " finale, ceding the title to Chloe Kohanski .
CDC receives a list of forbidden words
A department spokesman further said that the guidance came from within HHS, not from the Office of Management and Budget. A second HHS agency was told not to use the phrases " entitlement ", " diversity " and " vulnerable ", in documents.
Tension Brewing Between Guerrero, Patriots
Unfortunately, knowing the Patriots , we'll probably never know Belichick's reason for stripping Guerrero of his privileges. Apparently all the rumors about a beef between Bill Belichick and Tom Brady's quack doctor were true.
Ryanair confirms it will recognise pilot unions
Last Friday Ryanair surprised customers and staff when it agreed to recognise unions for the first time in its 32 year history. He faced pressure after the airline was forced to cancel thousands of flights over botched holiday scheduling.
Magic Leap finally unveils its first augmented reality goggles
After years of speculation, secretive tech firm Magic Leap has finally unveiled its highly-anticipated " mixed reality " headset. Pricing hasn't been announced just yet, but the package will include three pieces: the headset, a power pack, and a controller.
Japan to Introduce Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System
In late November, North Korea launched an unidentified ballistic missile that fell in the exclusive economic zone of Japan. The United States developed the system and it has already been deployed by USA forces in Romania and Poland.
2 terrorists shot dead in Shopian
The deceased has been identified as Ruby Jaan, 30, locally known as Beauty Jaa, wife of Manzoor Ahmad Mir from Batmurran Shoipian. Jammu and Kashmir have witnessed a rise in civilian casualties this year.
Gas prices back to pre-Hurricane Irma levels, AAA says
The busy holiday driving season will continue to be the most expensive in years as prices remain high after Hurricane Harvey . AAA expects gasoline demand to weaken throughout the winter, which translates to better prices at the pump.
Lady Gaga eyeing up Las Vegas residency
She wrote: "Thank you @sakspotts for this dope jacket and @pollyplume for the handsome sparkly boots". I love Las Vegas and the people there, and I love show business.
Officials say fatal fire caused by lit menorah
A 45-year-old husband and his 40-year-old wife lived in the house with their six children, according to the New York Post . Two boys, ages 12 and 13, are in stable condition at Maimonides Medical Center Five firefighters were also injured.