Continuing the discussion from Bandcamp release date discrepancies:
Like I mentioned in the post linked above, when I’m not 100% sure about Bandcamp release date, I double check with the label’s/artist’s social media for some sort of confirmation.
The latest example would be what I did in this edit: https://musicbrainz.org/edit/76213979
I used Editions Mego facebook post from September 4th to confirm that indeed anyone could purchase the digital version there a week before Boomkat, Juno Download or Beatport.
But now I have another problem:
Wayback Machine cannot archive internal facebook pages (nor Soundcloud and many other social media). And social media posts/pages are especially prone to link rot. What would be the least cumbersome solution to immortalise social media proofs in edit notes?
I mean, I could take a screen snip and leave a link to some image host, but these are even more ephemeral, aren’t they?