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Twitter Adds Genre Browsing to #music iPhone App

by Brandon Russell | June 27, 2013June 27, 2013 10:00 pm PST

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Twitter on Thursday introduced a small update to its Twitter #music app for iPhone, making it even easier to explore different genres.

In addition to discovering new music through Popular and Emerging categories, the update adds the ability to explore based on specific music genres, stuff like hip hop, rock, and country, or whatever you’re looking for. There are also new charts, including Superstars, Unearthed and Hunted—Unearthed apparently focuses on hidden talent people are tweeting about, while Hunted focuses on what’s popular around the blogosphere. We Are Hunted was originally a music discovery service that was acquired by Twitter before it launched #music, so we’re glad to see it still has a big role.

The new categories can be found under the Charts/Genres navigation screen, which can be accessed toward the top of the app.

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Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...

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