Spotify unveils website explaining payments to artists. A look at the visual web and holiday shopping. These stories, and more, in today’s Morning Social Media Newsfeed.
For the Makers of TweetMeme, Twitter’s API War Was the Best Thing That Could Have Happened—Or Was It?
The company that made TweetMeme and invented the re-tweet isn’t angry about Twitter’s repositioning of itself as a single website that caters especially to second-screen experiences and marketing? But maybe it should be.
PeopleBrowsr, the parent company of Kred, and Twitter have settled a lawsuit over PeopleBrowsr’s access to Twitter’s data “firehose,” the companies said today.
Pew Research Center concluded after a year-long study that reactions on Twitter do not necessarily match up with public opinion about politics as measured by surveys. According to DataSift and Topsy, two social analytics companies that work with Twitter to provide insights on public sentiment, the study may have missed the mark.
Free YouTube App Released for Nintendo Wii (Mashable)
Nintendo Wii owners now have a new way to access YouTube on their gaming consoles. On its YouTube blog, the company announced Thursday that it’s releasing a YouTube app for Nintendo Wii.