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Twitter Poised To Scrap #Music App After ‘Abysmal’ Downloads

Twitter Poised To Scrap #Music App After 'Abysmal' Downloads

Do you use Twitter’s Music app?

Do you even know what it is?

No? You’re not alone. Launched back in April to some fanfare, Twitter Music, which promised to “change the way that people find music”, hasn’t quite lived up to that initial promise, and could be quietly phased out ahead of next month’s IPO.

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Demi Lovato Unlocks Her Latest Tracks Based On The Number Of Tweets Each Amasses

Singer Demi Lovato’s millions of fans flocked to Twitter yesterday to declare their love for her – or, more specifically, her latest tracks.

The singer’s fourth studio album, Demi, isn’t set to drop until May 14.

But the singer challenged fans to unlock each song early online by tweeting its title as a hashtag, releasing each single on her website LovaticsSpeedUpTime.com after a certain amount of crowd-sourced excitement.

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Twitter Lessons From ’90s Songs

Ah, the ’90s. Those bygone times of Skip Its and overalls seem so far away.

Luckily, the era of flannel, Saved By The Bell and beanie babies has left a permanent legacy.

And a recent browse through ‘90s nostalgia left us contemplating what tech lessons, if any, could be gleaned from the decade of scrunchies and Tamagotchis.

It turns out: many.

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Grammys Launches A Twitter Chat Series With Female Music Stars

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are just over six weeks away, and to drum up some anticipation, The Recording Academy has launched a Twitter chat series with major female music stars.

They’re calling it The Artist Interview Series, and using the hashtag #TheWorldIsListening.

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Twitter Implications Of The New MySpace

The reborn MySpace, backed by pop culture guru Justin Timberlake, is officially accepting users.

Early opinions of the reinvented platform range from admiring to awestruck to underwhelmed.

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How Twitter Impacts The Entertainment Industry

In a fascinating study by The Hollywood Reporter and market research firm Penn Schoen Berland released earlier this year, it came to light that social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter play an indispensable role in all key aspects of today’s entertainment industry.

It wasn’t so long ago that email didn’t even exist; now Hollywood executives are making decisions based on how the masses are speaking on Twitter.

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The Music Sharing Habits Of Twitter Users [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter users are a music-loving bunch. Some of the most-followed users are musicians, like Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry, all of whom have tens of millions of followers.

Social music service Serendip wanted to know just how much Twitter users loved their music, so they put together this infographic to find out.
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New Twitter Distribution Plan Will See Verified Accounts Paired With Third-Party Services

That little blue check mark beside Lady Gaga, Sony, and McDonald’s Twitter names now means more than just proof of identity for the big names on the network.

Twitter has announced a distribution program to sync tweets from Verified Accounts to certain third-party apps, so you can see the tweets from your favorite celebs all around the web.
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Music WithMe Lets You “Tune In” To The Music Of The People You Follow On Twitter (Or Tune Them Out!)

If you’re a music lover looking for a way to mine the depths of music on your social networks, the latest update from Music WithMe should help.

Music WithMe, a service that allows you to wirelessly sync up your iTunes to your Android phone, has just launched version 3.0 and has become a lot more social.

With new Twitter and Facebook integration, you can now get your hands (or ears!) on the great tunes your friends are listening to – and block out those with “unfortunate” music taste.
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Expect More Musical Content From Twitter: New Hire To Handle Music Partnerships

Twitter’s record-breaking tweets-per-second moment came thanks to Beyoncé’s baby announcement at the Video Music Awards, so it’s no wonder the company wants to step up its focus on the music industry.

Twitter has hired record label marketing manager Tatiana Simonian to work with its Content and Programming Team, focusing on establishing partnerships with labels, artists and other musically inclined.
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