Twitter is growing as a referrer of videos. According to an analysis from TubeMogul and a (mostly misleading) post from Mashable,
Twitter is outpacing Facebook, Yahoo, and Google in terms of growth. But, overall Twitter referral volume appears to be comparatively low.
VEVO is broadcasting the FIFA World Cup Kick-Off Celebration Concert on June 10th, though global availability will be limited.
Younger people (18-29) are actually far more conscious of privacy issues than their older counterparts, according to a study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project. They are more likely to limit information, and less likely to trust sites like Facebook.
CD Baby officially pushed its Digital Singles Program this week, a distribution plan that costs $9 per song.
BuyWidget is a music download sales widget that can be planted into any blog, page, or other net environment. Artists can select and control the playlists, and sell them accordingly.
China is keeping its investments in Europe, and that ultimately helped music stocks in the United States. In Wall Street trading on Thursday, the Dow returned to its post-10,000 position, and Warner Music Group (WMG), Live Nation (LYV), and SanDisk (SNDK) posted healthy gains. Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) rallied 13.3 percent to $1-even.