Music is the white whale of social networks. Twitter and Facebook have both attempted to address it on a product level and both failed abjectly. This is not for lack of an earnest and honest love for music. I believe everyone from the top of the organization down at both companies loves music. Zuckerberg is a huge Green Day fan. I’m sure Costolo is a big music fan as well. I know Ev was.
No, I don’t think they have failed in music because they don’t love music. I just think they don’t understand it.
There isn’t room anymore for waxing nostalgic about the importance of music, and what it was vs. what it is. That I reserve for cranky older people who want the 70’s to return.
I do remember staying up until midnight, opening a CD and having it transform...