As if it hasn’t been bad enough trying to keep DJ livestreams, well, live, on Facebook, it looks like it is about to get much, much worse. Because as of 1 October, Facebook is introducing sweeping new rules that are more aggressive than ever towards DJ livestreaming.

While big-name DJs, music industry companies and record labels continue to do behind-the-scenes deals with Facebook to host DJ livestreaming events with impunity on the platform, it seems explicitly that “one rule for them, one rule for us” is about to be fully enforced.

As part of a more general sweeping change to the way Facebook enforces copyright on its platform, there are new specific music guidelines, which state:

“You may not use videos on our Products to create a music listening experience … If you use videos on our Products to create a music listening experience for yourself or for others, your videos will be blocked and your page, profile or group may be deleted. This includes Live.” (our bolding).

Read the full article over at Digital DJ Tips

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