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Billboard & Twitter Announce New Real Time Charts

Need to know those song rankings in absolute real time? We'll it looks like Billboard and Twitter have teamed up to bring you just that: charts that provide real time rankings based off of song's traction on Twitter.

Mixmag.com writes:

The charts in question are the Billboard Twitter Trending 140 Chart, the Billboard Twitter Emerging Artists Chart, the Weekly Billboard Twitter Top Tracks Chart and the Weekly Twitter Emerging Artists Chart.

Each of the charts respectively measure the "volume of music conversation about the most shared tracks on Twitter in real time", the ranking of the most shared songs on Twitter by emerging artists, rank the most shared songs on Twitter, listed by the volume of shares over a seven-day period, and offer a weekly ranking of the most shared songs by up-and-coming artists.

For more information, you can check out the twitter media blog here.