Category Archives: Music Business And Trading

TikTok: A Blessing or a Curse for the Professional Musician?

TikTokBy Dawoud Kringle

Blink your eyes, and a new social media platform pops up. And with it, a new set of questions for the professional musician, and a new set of variables to complicate an already treacherous territory of the music business.

TikTok is a video-sharing social networking service owned by ByteDance, a Beijing-based company founded in 2012 by Zhang Yiming (ByteDance also owns Toutiao, Xigua Video, TopBuzz and BuzzVideo).

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Geekologie: the music industry and piracy by the numbers!

Music business? Is it a business? What does stand music business stand for? Who owns the music industry? What is the musician’s share? Where does the money go? Who doesn’t want to pay or buy?

Questions……..questions and many more. Here are some answers to these questions provided by GEEKOLOGIE.