Twitter Music App Updated with Genres, New Charts

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  1. MacRumors macrumors bot


    Apr 12, 2001

    Back in April, Twitter launched its new #music app, using Twitter trends to select songs from popular and emerging artists on the social networking service.

    Twitter #music has received its first major update that adds several new features, including genres. Previously, #music was organized into lists that included popular hits and emerging music, but now, #music users can select from several different genres to listen to, including Alternative, Country, Dance, Electronic, Folk, Hip-Hop, Metal, Pop, R&B, and Rock.

    The app has also gained five new charts that users can choose from: Superstars, Popular, Emerging, Unearthed, and Hunted. The added choices can be accessed via the charts section of the app in the top menu bar or by swiping left on the screen.

    In addition to adding genres, the new version also fixes a number of bugs and fixes the way Rdio authentication works.
    Twitter #music can be downloaded from the App Store for free. [Direct Link]

    Article Link: Twitter Music App Updated with Genres, New Charts
  2. Eddie2013 macrumors newbie

    Jun 27, 2013
    Seems like an awesome update but it simply crashes on me once the app gets to the main screen
  3. Razeus macrumors 603

    Jul 11, 2008
    I really don't understand the point of this app. :confused:
  4. otismotive77 macrumors 6502

    May 18, 2013
  5. beaniemyman macrumors 6502

    May 19, 2013
    twitter's music app is is really buggy and slow, would love to see a smoother and faster version.
  6. smeger macrumors newbie


    Jun 27, 2013
    San Francisco, CA
    Hey Eddie2013, are you running a beta of iOS 7? If so, that's a known issue that should be resolved soon. Beta, ya know...
  7. Eddie2013 macrumors newbie

    Jun 27, 2013
    Yeah I actually do, that's why I tried to sound the least hateful as possible. Nonetheless I found a workaround, simply swipe the screen quickly when it opens and the app won't crash (doesn't work all the time)
  8. Compile 'em all macrumors 601

    Compile 'em all

    Apr 6, 2005
    It is US-only. one of the many reasons why people don't know about it.

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