Happy Birthday Media Bubble – our blog turns 9 years old! To coincide with the event, our editors picked out what they considered to be the best posts of the past few years – and discovered that many topics are still very relevant today! Below, you’ll hear from us about what’s been going on in the world and on our blog in 2019…
The state of the music industry in times of crisis
For several months now, especially at the beginning of the Corona crisis in Germany, the motto ‘Social Distancing’ has been dominating the lives of each and every one of us. But not only was our social interaction even brought to a standstill at times, but cultural life as well. Find out how the cultural scene – especially the music and events industry – is dealing with the effects of the crisis in this post.
Fake accounts and the streaming market
Music consumption via streaming services has increased rapidly in recent years. Algorithms record user behavior and create a picture of opinion that is supposed to be representative of the popularity of the artists. But what if this supposed opinion, expressed in the form of clicks, is "fake" and has been manipulated for economic purposes?