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Twitter Music is Here, But You Can’t Use it For a Week

Twitter MusicWant to play with Twitter’s new music app? You can get it today — if you’re really famous. If not, you’re going to have to wait a week. Here’s the deal: As we wrote yesterday, Twitter is launching its new music discovery app for iOS devices, timed to the start of the Coachella music festival this weekend. But for now, only a handful of “influencers” are going to get their hands on it. That’s why Ryan Seacrest was tweeting about the app yesterday*. And that’s why sources say you should expect to see dozens of other celebrities chatting it up over the next few days. And you, non-famous person with an iPhone? Hang tight for a week. So that helps explain why we heard contradicting reports about the app’s launch date (Today! This weekend!) yesterday. (They were both right! Sort of.)

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Shelly Palmer is the host of NBC Universal’s Live Digital with Shelly Palmer, a weekly half-hour television show about living and working in a digital world. He is Fox 5′s (WNYW-TV New York) Tech Expert and the host of United Stations Radio Network’s, MediaBytes, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment.