We Are Hunted today announced that they have been acquired by Twitter. The music discovery company also mentioned that they would be shutting down their own service and said, “We will continue to create services that will delight you, as part of the Twitter team.” Also Read - Intel NUC 11 Extreme Kit with space for a 12-inch GPU launched: Price, specs
We Are Hunted are a team of people who help music lovers around the world discover new kinds of music by tracking the world’s 99 most popular emerging songs on the social web in real-time. The company also mentioned in a statement, “There’s no question that Twitter and music go well together. Artists turn to Twitter first to connect with fans, and people share and discover new songs and albums every day.” Also Read - Huawei P50, P50 Pro with OLED display, HarmonyOS launched: Price, features
Though the company refused to reveal what exactly it will be doing as a part of Twitter’s team, this announcement comes an interesting time when a placeholder for Twitter’s own music service went live. Though nothing much happens at the moment when you click on ‘Sign Up’, it is quite obvious that the We Are Hunted team will be heavily involved in helping Twitter users discover new music.