Lights, camera, Twitter.
On Thursday, the microblogging service launched a new tool that allows users to instantly create shareable movies depicting their social footprint — top tweets, photos and followers. The videos will include a selection of 30 licensed soundtracks thanks to a partnership with Rumblefish.
Twitter is billing the venture, dubbed #FollowMe, as a new way to express individual tweet style. (Plus, it’s fun to play around with.)
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The campaign is powered by Vizify, the Portland startup that teamed up with Twitter six months ago for the “Your year on Twitter” project. Today’s move is an maturation of that project, explains Vizify CEO Todd Silverstein. His company pulls social media stats into an interactive experience that he describes as “about.me on steroids.” The site’s HTML5 capability allows the videos to play on just about any mobile device. Read more…