What does the Twitter #Music do? Well, it does what you might expect from a music app from Twitter — it helps you find music that's popular on Twitter and music based on the bands you and your friends follow.
Twitter's music app will be able to scan users’ Twitter feeds and use the listening habits of users’ friends and contacts to recommend music for them to listen to — essentially giving it's more than 200 million users even more to tweet about.
French Twitter addicts, be forewarned: the word "hashtag" is officially frowned upon in language-proud France, where government officials have decided to purge the 21st-century phrase from the language, replacing it with one of their own.
GlobalPost's Twitter feed showcases the voices and personal experiences of our correspondents. In a project called "A Friday In ...," a different correspondent based around the world will take over the @GlobalPost account and tweet about his or her travels and daily activities. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)
Starting this Friday, GlobalPost's Twitter feed will showcase the voices and personal experiences of these correspondents. In a project called "A Friday In ...," a different correspondent based around the world will take over the @GlobalPost account and tweet about his or her travels and daily activities.
#NBCfail hashtag becomes popular as Twitter users critique the network's coverage.
NBC has something of a public image problem these Olympic Games. From the huge time delay between the Opening Ceremony actually happening and Americans actually getting to see it, to not-exactly-informed-commentary from NBC's presenters, to the draconian Twitter suspension of a vocal critic of NBC's coverage — well, it's been a tough week.
NBC's coverage of the London Olympics opening ceremony was being bludgeoned by Twitter users late Friday, with the phrase "shut up Matt Lauer" taking on a life of its own, as several Storify entries showed.