New Twitter Service Hopes to Capture Musical Trends

Twitter’s idea is to recommend songs based on personal contacts as well as on what is popular among the 200 million Twitter audience.

    



Clues Emerge About Twitter’s Music Feature

The service’s music feature is still hidden from the public, but it appears to be a way to learn what music is becoming popular.

    



Lighthearted Videos Show Syrian Soldiers and Rebels Dancing

Two videos that show Syrian soldiers and rebels dancing and singing have provoked sharply different political reactions.

Riff: Why the Old-School Music Snob Is the Least Cool Kid on Twitter

How social media made knowledge guardians obsolete.



Using Social Media to Bring Korean Pop Music to the West

YouTube, Facebook and Twitter have made it easier for South Korean pop music bands to reach audiences in the West, and fans are using the same social networks to proclaim their devotion.



Advertising: Western Union’s Singing Telegram Returns With Modern Flair

A new version of the service would allow users to send their own voices in messages via e-mail.