On the day after the official announcement of AT&T’s Time Warner $85.4-billion acquisition, think about this. Keep it in perspective. Music is just the rotation between the ads. Just the hook to keep you connected. Just the lifestyle-trend to help pigeonhole how you are marketed to.
Music. TV. Movies. Data. Eyeballs. Content. Monetization. Ad Revenue.
Content is not KING. It’s just FILLER.
Jeff Segal from TechCrunch had a great article predicting this last October: