Written by Bieber, Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd and Mason Levy, the song was produced by Md L and co-produced by Bieber. " is a pop and tropical house song, with its instrumentation consisting in light flourishes of panpipes, looped vocal samples, piano chords, fervent synths, bass and "slick beat" elements with the sound of a clock ticking, while Bieber uses a smooth, soulful vocal. " talks about not being able to figure out the opposite sex with Bieber asking a girl why her body language is conflicting with her words.
After releasing "Where Are Ü Now" with Skrillex and Diplo for their project Jack Ü and achieving worldwide success and acclaim with it, Bieber announced "What Do You Mean?
" as the first single from his then-upcoming album on July 28, 2015 on On Air With Ryan Seacrest. I don’t really know, that’s why I’m asking." Later, on August 19, 2015, Bieber direct-messaged different lyrics from the song to 49 randomly selected Twitter followers.
While he was there, his manager Scooter Braun made Seacrest a promotional sign for the single to hold and suggested he should put the photo on his Instagram account. Jason Lipshut, "Each message included a clock animation with a different time that corresponded to the lyric’s placement in the song, and Beliebers spent Wednesday collectively piecing together the upcoming single’s lyrics in order." It was produced by Md L and co-produced by Bieber.
To further promote the song's release, Braun contacted several celebrities who started counting down the days until the release, During an interview with Ryan Seacrest, he described it as "fun", "summery" and "amazing." Regarding its lyrics he commented: "Well, girls are often just flip-floppy. It was initially speculated by the media that Skrillex produced "What Do You Mean? However, a spokesperson for Bieber confirmed in an interview for Rolling Stone that the song was produced by Bieber, and Md L who had previously collaborated with the singer on his single "Boyfriend" (2012).
Nintendo has released a recent email promo to all subscribers, but this brings up a problem for me.
I haven’t seen many previews for BWii and it might end up like Metroid Prime 3.
Metroid did sell well, but it could have sold amazingly.
I believe Nintendo’s low advertisement hinders the selling ability of there video games.
This is one reason why Halo 3 sold so well; Microsoft advertised a ton, yes, but there are differences in the two companies.