Twitter Links With Apple's iTunes Ping

Twitter has incorporated its service into Apple's iTunes Ping social networking music service.

The move will allow users to integrate their Twitter feeds into Ping and share other iTunes information with friends through Twitter.

In a blog post, Twitter explained that Ping users will be to link to their Twitter account to find followers on Apple's social music service.

Once users link their followers to Ping, whenever they Post, Like, Review, or tell their friends why they purchased a song or album on Ping, it will be tweeted to their Twitter followers.

The Twitter feeds will contain short previews of the song or album bought and links to purchase and download music from iTunes.

Song previews will also be available on Twitter.com in all the 23 countries where Apple offers its iTunes service.

The move is set to give Ping a much needed boost in the social networking market as Facebook has blocked Apple from using its API.

"Starting today Ping, iTunes' new social network for music, and Twitter are making it even easier for people to share music discoveries with their friends by putting Ping activity, song previews and links to purchase and download music from the iTunes Store right in their Tweets on Twitter.com," Twitter said.