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Twitter is trying to get back in the music game after it's music app was pulled from the iTunes app store, which was a failure, by most accounts.

Now, Twitter and Billboard are going to release something called the "Billboard Twitter Real-Time Charts."

Continuously updated lists of the music that's being Tweeted in the United States. Which I get.

But also...why?

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