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Who Is Deadmau5: A Primer for Kanye West

After being called out by masked EDM producer Deadmau5 for allegedly illegally torrenting music and editing software, Kanye West had some questions. Even though the…
James Grebey / March 2, 2016

David Byrne Has a Theory About Why People Support Donald Trump

Former Talking Head David Byrne has some thoughts about the social media ouroboros that fuels supporters of day-old cream puff pastry and ostensible presidential candidate Donald Trump. In a…
Anna Gaca / February 12, 2016

Three People Are Homeless After Chief Keef Tells Twitter Followers to Vandalize Their House

Rapper Chief Keef uses his Twitter account almost exclusively to tweet about playing Xbox, but late last month he directed his 1.1 million followers to…
James Grebey / February 5, 2016

Katy Perry’s Dog Peed on Her

When ur dreaming that ur running through a field of fresh honeysuckle & you wake up to realize it was just ur dog peeing…
James Grebey / February 3, 2016

Kim Kardashian Polled Twitter for the Name of Kanye West’s Album and ‘Waves’ Came in Last

Update: The polls have closed, and the people have spoken. And what they said was, "Waves is the worst of these three possibly album titles by a…
James Grebey / February 2, 2016

@taylorswift13 Is the Third Most-Followed Person on Twitter — What Happened to @taylorswift-s 1 Through 12?

Taylor Swift became the third-most followed person on Twitter yesterday, surging past fourth-place nobodies like Barack Obama. With 70 million followers, @taylorswift13 is second only…
James Grebey / January 27, 2016

James Blunt’s Record Label Asks Him to Stop Feeding Twitter Trolls

It's the number one rule of the Internet: Don't feed the trolls. (Or maybe it's the number two rule, after "never read the comments.") In…
James Grebey / December 3, 2014

Twitter Tries to Do Music Again With a New ‘Buy’ Button

After its ill-fated foray into music last year, Twitter is coming back swinging with an in-app "Buy" button that will allows iPhone and Android users…
Brennan Carley / September 8, 2014

Twitter and Billboard’s Interactive Real-Time Charts Are Here

Music listeners find and share new songs through social media, and now Billboard and Twitter have launched the newest campaign to measure and track those…
Marc Hogan / May 27, 2014

Twitter to Retire #Music App After Six-Month Run

Twitter is reportedly close to retiring its #Music app, although the song discovery tool was only rolled out in April. According tech site AllThingsD, citing "multiple…
Chris Martins / October 21, 2013

Twitter Updates #Music App as Month-Old Service Fades Fast From Download Chart

Let's hope Marissa Mayer is reading this. While the Yahoo CEO is betting the company's hugely expensive purchase of Tumblr will somehow pay off better…
Marc Hogan / May 23, 2013

Twitter #Music Head Jumps Ship a Week After App’s Launch

A week ago today, Twitter rolled out Twitter #music, its new music-recommendation app. (Here's how to use it.) Now, AllThingsD reports the person who spearheaded…
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2013

How to Use Twitter #Music

Today, Twitter finally rolled out its new music app, which is called Twitter #music. The company's ambitions are predictably grand, calling the app "a new…
Jordan Sargent / April 18, 2013

Twitter’s Music-Discovery App Has Happened

Last month came a report that Twitter would be launching a new music-discovery service. The app would incorporate four tabs: "Suggested," which recommends music based on…
Marc Hogan / April 18, 2013
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