Posts tagged "twitter"

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.") I…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 report…
By: 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 a…
By: 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 recommend…
By: Marc Hogan / April 18, 2013

Twitter Is Getting Into the Music Discovery Business, Too

The latest twists in the rapidly changing online music streaming business come courtesy of Twitter and, separately, Spotify.Twitter has taken over We Are Hunted,…
By: Marc Hogan / March 14, 2013

Nicki Minaj Says Voice in Her Head Told Her to Quit Twitter

Not even a week has passed since a furious Nicki Minaj deleted her Twitter, but the MC has admitted she's considering reviving the account,…
By: Devon Maloney / April 20, 2012

Welcome, Beyonce, to the World Wide Web

So, you've seen Beyoncé's Tumblr by now, right? The microblog launched this morning, along with two other cyber treats to complete the diva'…
By: Devon Maloney / April 5, 2012

Fake Hoobastank Accidentally Verified on Twitter, Are Funnier Than Real Hoobastank

The world has unwittingly received a glimpse of an alternate reality where '00s rockers Hoobastank are social media geniuses. Imposters pretending to be 'Stank created…
By: Devon Maloney / March 20, 2012

Top 5 Twitterers of 2009

This was the year of Twitter. Millions (and millions) of people took to Twitter to record their daily lives in short blurbs of 140 character…
By: Anna Hyclak / December 31, 2009

Q&A: Courtney Love Translated!

Talk about a gig that couldn't have existed at any other point in time. Serial nonsense-espouser Courtney Love has begat her own much-needed translator to…
By: Steve Kandell / September 10, 2009

SPIN.com Tweets the Michael Jackson Memorial

Michael Jackson is being honored today with a star-studded tribute at Los Angeles' Staples Center. Some 17,000 fans won tickets to the event, where celebritie…
By: SPIN Staff / July 7, 2009

Trent Reznor Quits Twitter

Could the trend of musicians using Twitter starting to reverse? Probably not, but Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor said yesterday that after "experimenting" with…
By: Melissa Goldstein / June 10, 2009

Twitter Is All That Matters at SXSW

Last night at the Windish Agency showcase at Emo's Annex, where bands like Dirty Projectors and Datarock were playing to a packed group of sweaty…
By: Adam Frucci / March 20, 2009