Twitter Music to Encourage Discovery and Spread of New Music | STACK Gamer
X

Become a Better Athlete. Sign Up for our FREE Newsletter.

Twitter Music to Encourage Discovery and Spread of New Music

April 18, 2013 | Jasmine A. Koster

Twitter's new music app, Twitter Music, is coming soon. The app is expected to expand users' music horizons by making it easy to find trending songs and artists. Although details are still scarce, we can piece together some information from the few clues that are currently available.

The app will recommend music by scanning the feeds of more than 200 million Twitter users. Most likely, its suggestions will be personalized after the app analyzes the listening habits of a user's friends. The New York Times believes that words being used to promote Twitter Music describes "an application that could scan users' Twitter feeds, update their profiles and even post tweets, suggesting an ability to alert users about the music their friends were listening to."

Currently, the app is only available to "influencers" such as celebrities, but its release is anticipated within a week.

The Telegraph expects that clips from Soundcloud and music videos from Vevo will be available through the app. This should allow users to share their own audio recordings through Soundcloud and watch music videos from major record labels hosted on Vevo.

Services speculated to be partnering with Twitter Music include iTunes, Spotify, Rdio and YouTube. We Are Hunted, a service that uses social media chat to recommend new music, also recently announced they are joining Twitter. We Are Hunted shut down its own site after Twitter bought the company, possibly to reposition the service as part of its forthcoming app.

Keep an eye on the #music page to be the first to use it, and exchange your favorite new music with all your friends.

Topics: NEWS
Must See
Derrick Rose Explains How He Stays Positive
Views: 5,007,069
Margus Hunt Benches 385 Pounds for Five Reps
Views: 19,285,230
Evan Longoria's Hitting Drills
Views: 9,798,306

Featured Videos

Dwight Howard Ab Workout Views: 62,672
John Wall Elbow-to-Elbow Shooting Drill Views: 186,618
Elite Performance with Mike Boyle: Build Explosive Power With Contrast Training Views: 17,880
Load More

Resources

STACK Fitness

Everything you need to be fitter than ever

STACK Conditioning

Sport-specific conditioning programs

Coaches and Trainers

Tips and advice for coaches and trainers

Magazine

Latest issues of STACK Magazine

STACK 4W

Women's sports workout, nutrition and lifestyle advice

Gamer

Gaming, entertainment and tech news

Basic Training

Military-style training for athletes

News

Find the latest news relevant to athletes

Most Popular Videos

Colby Lewis's Post-Game Band Splitter Routine
Views: 8,349,427
Dwight Howard Stays in the Gym All Night
Views: 4,006,048
Allyson Felix Explains How To Choose a Coach
Views: 8,690,635
Charging Ground Balls With Skip Schumaker
Views: 29,529
Antonio Brown Juggles 3 Footballs
Views: 1,176,187

Load More
More Cool Stuff You'll Like

Music in Sports Roundup: DeMarcus Cousins Croons Boyz II Men

Tyga to Star in New Reality Show

The Ultimate 2015 NBA Playoffs Playlist

Music in Sports: Michael Beasley's 'A Thousand Miles' Solo

Music in Sports Roundup: Colin Kaepernick 'Don't Get Tired'

Music in Sports Roundup: Coach K Dances and Listens to Meek Mill

Music in Sports: Swaggy P Sings Guitar Ballad About Chinese Food