Twitter Acquired We Are Hunted And Is Preparing A Music Service

Posted Mar 13, 2013

Twitter acquired a music discovery company called We Are Hunted and they are planning to release a new application that is focused on music according to CNET.  The new app is rumored to be called Twitter Music and will be available on iOS by the end of the month.

According to CNET, SoundCloud will be responsible for the music streaming and music recommendations will be customized based on Twitter accounts.  The application will have 4 tabs: Suggested Music, a #NowPlaying section, Popular tracks, and Emerging tracks.

We Are Hunted started in 2008 and they are known for monitoring music that is trending from “blogs, social media, message boars and P2P networks.”  Twitter is also active in the video application market through the release of the Vine short video sharing app.