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Netflix is being sued for their portrayal of immigration facilities in ‘Messiah’
Netflix is being sued for their portrayal of immigration facilities in ‘Messiah’
Netflix is facing a libel suit from The GEO Group over Messiah allegedly linking an I.C.E. contractor to poor conditions at immigrant detention facilities. Even though the Netflix thriller describes the series as not based on actual events, the private contractor organization is claiming it portrays their facilities in a negative and false light. Re...
Apparently there’s unseen ‘Tiger King’ footage that could put others in jail
Apparently there’s unseen ‘Tiger King’ footage that could put others in jail
If you've been wanting more Tiger King content, you're in luck because Netflix is putting together more episodes according to Joe Exotic employee John Reinke. In an interview with The Mirror, Reinke confirms that there's a ton of unseen footage and the streaming service has reached out to him about featuring him in future episodes. Read More: See a Papa Roach fan ... Read More ...
Netflix stocks drop with “tough competition” from new streaming sites
Netflix stocks drop with “tough competition” from new streaming sites
Netflix is preparing to face some hefty competitors as NBC, Disney, Amazon and more continue to push their way into the streaming service market and they're already feeling the pressure. According to Variety, the company's stocks dropped as much as 7 percent marking their lowest rates in nine months. Read More: N... Read More ...
Will Netflix’s new ‘Black Mirror’ movie let you choose the ending?
Will Netflix’s new ‘Black Mirror’ movie let you choose the ending?
Netflix has finally dropped the trailer for a Black Mirror movie called Bandersnatch, confirming weeks of leaks and rumors regarding the Fionn Whitehead-starring film that comes to the streaming service tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 28. But will the new Black Mirror feature let you choose your own ending within the series' dystopian sci-fi universe...
Emo rap is the fastest-growing genre on Spotify in 2018
Emo rap is the fastest-growing genre on Spotify in 2018
We listened to a lot of Drake and Post Malone this year on Spotify, according to the music streaming giant's yearly roundup for 2018. But perhaps the biggest surprise is that emo rap is the genre that grew the most on the platform. Indeed, "EMO Rap" (we're unsure on the odd capitalization) tops the list for growing genres, while the aforementioned Aub and Posty line up with the late XXXT
Spotify starts letting indie artists upload music directly
Spotify starts letting indie artists upload music directly
Streaming giant Spotify today announced that certain indie artists will now be able to upload music directly to to the service, bypassing the need for third-party distributors, as reported by Billboard. It' called Spotify For Artists. Read more: Spotify is being sued for gender discrimination And will be available to a "select group" of independent artists beginning this week... Read Mor
Music streaming surpasses CD sales worldwide for the first time
Music streaming surpasses CD sales worldwide for the first time
While one might already assume it's the case, it looks like streaming has finally surpassed CDs as the largest music format worldwide, according to a new report from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Read more: Apple to shut down iTunes music downloads Per the IFPI's annual data, the global recorded music market grew 8.1 perce ...
Artists are releasing more music than ever because of streaming
Artists are releasing more music than ever because of streaming
Sure, there's a whole lot of music to choose from on streaming services. But it looks like the rise of streaming itself has resulted in artists releasing more music than ever before, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. Read more: Going to concerts may help you live longer As Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming music platforms become the dominant way that listeners consume tun
Spotify ready to go public, file paperwork with SEC
Spotify ready to go public, file paperwork with SEC
Confirming earlier reports of a coming public offering from the streaming service, Spotify officially filed to go public with the Security and Exchanges Commission on Wednesday, according to a new report from Billboard. Read more: Spotify might start making speakers With plans to trade under the New York Stock Exchange symbol "SPOT," information contained in the paperwork for Spotify's
Spotify eyeing a move into the speakers and hardware game
Spotify eyeing a move into the speakers and hardware game
Will Spotify start making speakers and other devices? With the introduction of Apple's HomePod speaker, it looks like the streaming service wants to dip its toes into the hardware game, too. Would you try Spotify speakers? Read more: Hear Trent Renzor's new breakup playlist Spotify has yet to unveil any tangible product—and, of course, nothing's been officially announced from the company as of no
Apple Music head says streaming services aren’t “making any money”
Apple Music head says streaming services aren’t “making any money”
Pretty much everyone knows that musicians get cents on the dollar—if they're lucky—when their songs are streamed on music services. But did you know that even the streaming services themselves aren't making any money? Yup, apparently that's the word, according to Apple Music head Jimmy Iovine. Read more: Spotify ee... Read More ... Read More ...

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