CNET recently reported that Twitter has acquired We Are Hunted, a music discovery service similar to Pandora (NYSE:P). CNET asserts that Twitter plans to use the acquisition to launch its own music discovery service through an iOS app that could come as early as the end of this month.

In the video below,'s Alison Southwick asks contributor Daniel Sparks whether Twitter's new music service is a threat to Pandora. Furthermore, Daniel discusses why Google's (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Play, Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI), and Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iTunes can stand their own against free online radio services like Pandora.


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