Twitter brings more media, music to Web client

Twitter announced five new content partners on Monday that bring more multimedia and video content into its recently overhauled Web site, furthering the company's march away from simply coughing up streams of 140-character messages. The latest arrivals on Twitter.com are videos from syndication platform Blip.tv, hipster-filtered photos from trendy iPhone app Instagram, full-length streaming songs from Rdio, presentations from Slideshare, and works from artist community site Dipdive.

So what does this mean? When you click on a link in a tweet that you see in your stream on Twitter.com, if it comes from one of Twitter'… Read more