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Is mobile killing premium digital music? – Mobile Marketer

Is mobile killing premium digital music?
The music industry’s revenue model – which has already been upended by the move from analog to digital – is once again under attack from mobile streaming. While Spotify’s move to offer a free model on mobile points to consumers’ unwillingness to pay for music, there are still opportunities for labels and musicians to make money in mobile.
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Facebook fires up private messaging on Instagram to regain steam
With Facebook’s Messenger application reportedly losing some steam, the social media giant is betting on Instagram to take its messaging service to the next level and draw in users.
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P&G’s Dreft app shares baby milestones via one-click baby book 
Procter & Gamble brand Dreft has introduced its first mobile application with the goal of helping expecting and new parents chronicle special moments from pregnancy through their baby’s first year.
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Southwest Airlines enables gate-to-gate messaging for flyers
Southwest Airlines has added a new option for in-flight Wi-Fi, allowing consumers to communicate via iChat without paying for full Internet connection.
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Mobile Minutes: Twitter, Europeans, iPhone 5S, Peek
Today in mobile marketing – Twitter’s MoPub launches native mobile ads platform; Europeans pay less for mobile use, but at a cost; iPhone 5S beats Galaxy S4 as top smartphone worldwide; Travel site Peek goes mobile, launches an iOS app for booking aspirational experiences on the go.
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