Post Tagged with: "Online Communities"

Twitter Walks from Talks to Acquire SoundCloud Music Service
/ May 20, 2014 3:54 pm
Twitter Walks from Talks to Acquire SoundCloud Music Service

Re/code reported yesterday that Twitter was considering buying SoundCloud, the music and audio-sharing company, according to people familiar with both companies. However, the Wall Street Journal and Re/code are now reporting that Twitter has walked away from the deal, by letting an exclusive negotiation window lapse, according to a person familiar with the discussions. . Read More

Vid Introduces App for Collaborative Vine-Like Videos
/ April 17, 2014 5:38 pm
Vid Introduces App for Collaborative Vine-Like Videos

Mashable reports that Vid, a new video app focused on taking Vine's concept of six-second videos to the next level, announced that it will allows users to cooperate with friends to make modified looping videos. Read More

#ComingSoon: Billboard Twitter Real-Time Chart
/ March 28, 2014 4:30 pm
#ComingSoon: Billboard Twitter Real-Time Chart

Bob Moczydlowsky, Twitter's Head of Music, today posted this on the Twitter blog: "Today Billboard is announcing a partnership with us to create the Billboard Twitter Real-Time Chart, which will track the real-time U.S. music conversation, using Twitter data.". Read More

Facebook to Launch News App ‘Paper’
/ January 31, 2014 5:25 pm
Facebook to Launch News App ‘Paper’

VentureBeat reports that Facebook will soon launch a new stand-alone mobile news application called “Paper” that will feature a new look with content creation tools. Read More

TuneIn Radio Releases ‘Open Mic’ for Voice-based Social Networking
/ December 2, 2013 3:47 pm
TuneIn Radio Releases ‘Open Mic’ for Voice-based Social Networking

TechCrunch reports that TuneIn Radio is expanding its services by launching a new mobile app called "TuneIn Open Mic". The popular radio service counts more than 40 million monthly users. With the launch of the new mobile app, the company is moving headstrong into voice-based social networking. . Read More

Music Discovery App TastemakerX Revamped
/ September 20, 2013 9:49 am
Music Discovery App TastemakerX Revamped

DigitalMusicNews reports that music discovery app TastemakerX has launched its new version 2.0. The launch marks a revamp of the app and new direction for the company. The biggest feature in the app will be "Collections", described as a virtual way for helping music fans to express their interests in particular artists through social media and music platforms. Read More

Twitter Hires ex-Google Ad Director Christian Oestlien
/ September 4, 2013 5:02 pm
Twitter Hires ex-Google Ad Director Christian Oestlien

AllThingsD reports that Twitter has hired Christian Oestlien, the ex-Google Ad Director. Oestlien was Google’s display advertising product management director. At Twitter he will be promoted to the position of senior director of growth and international for the micro blogging service. He will be reporting to the VP of Product, Michael Sippey. . Read More

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