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Fifteen years in a big way now from FaceBook to Twitter instant -- social media apps have made it easier than ever to connect.
But according to country music artist Billy -- there's still something we're missing.
We're talking about video and doing.
Live from Nashville with the latest in social media -- -- it's great to have you on board here today thanks for joining us.
-- Zuma is going to be here appreciate you have a on a big fan of yours and I know that you've got this new.
Social media interactions I called Britney tells more about this.
Well the day it's perfect for guys like me who skipped out of typing class you know and high school cause I'm not the quickest type -- in the world in my hands are so big.
These will keep ads don't work all the time for me so.
To be able to be in the moment whole -- my camp my phone up -- not just show people where I'm mad at the moment.
Takes about fifteen seconds little video it up loads fast it goes straight to your FaceBook and Twitter -- is like kind of video tweeting and it works good for guys like me who were on the move fast -- -- show the fans kind of some of these also places that we get to go.
And it's in its quick you know our attention deficit guys like me ADD guys.
You know -- we need to get it doesn't get it done fast they get it up on the social media passed.
Otherwise you know if you weren't we missed the moment.
It's so great for fans are very connected as you point out and you're not the only one doing this -- other stars like Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber and other who also.
Using video others got to -- -- -- so that they can stay close to the fans at point 47.
It really it is you know especially like you know you you have those a limited amount of characters on Twitter and things like that you'd you'd actually get more information in and fifteen seconds with the video.
And when I think we are kind of and a and a sound bite world a visual world and so some of the big stars like -- you know tailored and just to be we're glad to have them aboard.
I think we wanna get more musicians and more actors to to be involved as well there's forty million users on -- right now.
And so it's really having an impact it helps with.
Let people know where you are what time you're gonna be performing and it's just instant which is what I like about it.
-- sounds great.
Tell you about the music that you're involved with these days we have to hear from more about your new album.
Well thanks for asking -- I appreciate that.
We -- a brand new album we're working on coming out in September but were also taken a body of work that I've done over the several years.
CD's that have been out of circulation.
For several years -- a lot of people.
You know went to downloads and we found that a lot of people.
How they're still like to -- CD's so we're re manufactured our old stuff coupling it with the new album coming out.
-- September so thanks for asking about that.
Well I'm excited about it got some new music coming our way and I know fans are gonna be anxiously awaiting to hear new music as well.
It is I'm excited about it because.
First -- you know been riding a lot of his songs the last couple years and as some of the music -- make it right now is is kind of I think set aside four or or or lyrically it is it's an age group that.
Sometimes -- -- country music is sort -- alienating.
I call -- kind of music for grown ups.
-- some of those subject matter is stuff that you know we can relate to.
Couples who've been together for a while made it through a lot of ups and downs and some anxious to get this music out -- To really target that social media group out there that's new to Facebook and you know some -- my fans are just -- to all of this technology.
And I urge you not to be afraid of it you know it's the way we can stay connected it's -- way you'll be able to hear some of this new music -- know who we're defined it.
Is through our social media.
Outlets -- obviously.
It sounds wonderful and -- do you mind singing this little bit -- -- have to break Billy dean it's a great I have an earlier today and that we really appreciate -- look forward to that -- New music coming our way.
Hey thanks and I appreciate it this will be for you.
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