A Social Media Agency’s Likes and Fails – On Soundcloud & Heston Blumenthal spying
The Soundcloud service On Soundcloud turns one today! The partnership program allows users of Soundcloud to make money from their work and uploads in the US. They said in a blog post:
“What started as a select group of 20 partners representing 2,000 labels has grown to over 600 representing over 25,000 labels, many of them independent.”
They say that in their first year they’ve paired up some big name brands with soundcloud creators to create great working partnerships. They have also signed upcoming artists to the service who will also get money for their contributions.
Find out more here: https://blog.soundcloud.com/2015/08/21/on-soundcloud-turns-one/
A little creepy Heston. Heston Blumethal has announced that he will be googling his patrons in order to get an insight into their food likes and dislikes. The slightly unnerving plan means that when people call up for a reservation they will likely be googled by the restaurant team and their preferences noted. This is all for his Fat Duck restaurant, where apparently he had already been doing to keep a record of regular diners preferences. He also consulted with Derren Brown to find out how to find the right information from his guests without them being too aware of what he’s doing.
So this if the government spying on you wasn’t enough, then now you know Heston Blumenthal is too.
by Helen Stirling
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