“We Are Hunted”-Music discovery service had been acquired by Twitter
Music discovery service We Are Hunted confirmed Thursday evening it had been acquired by Twitter and would be shuttering its site to work with the microblogging giant on a music-based project.
We Are Hunted was a San Francisco based software company that developed proprietary search technology which continuously scanned the Internet to identify the hottest new music in the world. The company was founded by Stephen Phillips, Richard Slatter and Michael Doherty.
The service provides a constant stream of new music, delivered in a simple, tile-based user interface.We Are Hunted is owned and operated by Hunted Media, a web services company based in San Francisco, California.We Are Hunted is best known for its emerging music chart. The chart provides a continually updated list of the best new songs in the world today, as measured by popularity on music blogs and social media
The site was launched on April 17, 2009. It was featured on popular online technology blogs.We Are Hunted received over 100,000 visits in its first week online
Twitter also confirmed the acquisition with the tweet below
While we are shutting down wearehunted.com, we will continue to create services that will delight you, as part of
the Twitter team.-Said Stephen Phillips We Are Hunted founder
Twitter music site is live Now .
With the arrival of new music site. it is confirmed that a music service from the company will arrive soon.Thursday Twitter announced its acquisition of We Are Hunted, a music discovery service that creates trending charts for music being played online and allows users to listen to their favorite songs as well as discover new artists.
when we are attempting to sign in site will redirect us to an authorization request for an app called “Trending Music Web,”although it does not grant users who try to sign in access to the site itself.Few days back twitter announced the acquisition of We Are Hunted, a music discovery service that creates trending charts for music being played online and allows users to listen to their favorite songs as well as discover new artists.Now its confirmed by the live action of the music site.
Now the live version is just only an invitation for the users Fully Functional version will be available at any time