Taylor Swift fans’ rage sparks calls to break up Ticketmaster and Live Nation

Posted on AllSides November 16th, 2022
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Ticketmaster has one job—selling tickets to music fans. Yet it couldn’t handle Taylor Swift fans’ demand for her concert yesterday (Nov. 15).

Shortly after the pre-sales for the singers’ 2023 Eras tour began for “verified fans,” users were experiencing long queues that were paused when more than 2,000 were in line, and getting their codes rejected. Instead of tickets, they were getting messages saying the site is experiencing “technical glitches.”

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