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Apple Music artists can now share their 'Milestones' with fans

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What you need to know

  • Apple Music is giving artists tools to share their Milestones with their fans.
  • Apple has outlined how artists can share Milestones via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Stories.

Apple has today outlined a new feature that makes it easier for Apple Music artists to share what it calls Milestones with fans. The posts can be easily shared to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram Stories according to a new page on the Apple website (opens in new tab).

According to that page, Apple Music will allow artists to share their "big moments" right from within the Apple Music for Artists app. Apple says it'll take just a few taps, too.

Share your big moments right from the Apple Music for Artists iOS app. With just a few taps you can let your fans know about new playlists featuring your songs, how many Shazams you have in a given country or region, and other notable milestones you've hit on Apple Music.

Sharing Milestones seems to amount to selecting the Milestone they want to share and then selecting the place they want to share it to. Artists can also create custom posts via email and Messages, too.

Stand out with your fans by customizing posts about your milestones. Available via email or Messages, you or your team will receive raw assets that will populate with suggested marketing text, a share link to your content on Apple Music, and three images in different sizes for your team to choose from.

Of course, as cool as this feature is it remains to be seen whether artists will actually use it or not. Lest we forget services like Ping!

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Oliver Haslam
Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.