Twitter, SoundCloud team up to add audio to tweets

Friday 17 October 2014 | 09:44 CET | News
Twitter has announced via a blogpost that it has reached a deal with Berlin-based digital music provider SoundCloud to introduce a service allowing users to play podcasts, music and other audio clips direct from their message feeds, known as timelines. The service will take the form of "audio cards", which Twitter users need only tap once to listen to a variety of content whilst browsing their timelines. To continue browsing while listening to the selected audio, the Twitter user can "dock" the audio card with a single swipe. SoundCloud partners such as the Washington Post, CNN, David Guetta,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: SoundCloud / Twitter
Countries: World
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