Apple claims song sales far outstrip Napster

Discussion in ' News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Nov 7, 2003.

  1. MacBytes macrumors bot

    Jul 5, 2003
  2. nagromme macrumors G5


    May 2, 2002
    Good ol' ZDNET/CNET

    "Apple claims"? Nice spin!

    Nielsen SoundScan says Apple has 80% of the market--with the other 20% including ALL other stores, not just Napster.

    So, Apple is spreading "claims," are they?

    Maybe someone at ZDNET/CNET is taking articles and slanting just the headline, on purpose? You have to wonder. The articles themselves often have bias too, but when they don't the headline often still does.
  3. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

    Jun 25, 2002
    Gone but not forgotten.
    You have to wonder if those Dell advertisements on their websites are having some influence over their decisions. :D It's like PC Magazine in the late 1980s. They would review 5 of something and no matter how bad the Microsoft product was, it won.
  4. Genie macrumors 6502a


    May 25, 2003
    And P2P outstrips Apple.:rolleyes:

    Of course napster isn't selling many songs- Napster means "free stolen music!" - Branding 101

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