“Twitter Inc has acquired We Are Hunted, a small, three-person music streaming startup based in Australia, the two companies said on Thursday,” Gerry Shih reports for Reuters.
“Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the purchase appears to reaffirm Twitter’s intent to become a hub for multimedia content distribution,” Shih reports. “The company’s founders said they could not reveal what they would do at Twitter. We Are Hunted said its existing service would be shut down.”
Shih reports, “The purchase of the music streaming app comes several months after Twitter bought Vine, a small video-sharing service that had not yet launched. Since its official release in January under the aegis of Twitter, Vine has become one of the most popular apps in Apple Inc’s iTunes Store.”
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