Twitter buys SnappyTV to beef up video sharing on social media

Twitter said Thursday it has bought SnappyTV, a California firm that lets people edit and share clips from TV broadcasts.Terms of the deal were not disclosed. SnappyTV, launched in 2010, has been collaborating with Twitter to “inject the best video content into Twitter’s real-time conversation, straight from the TV to your mobile device,” Twitter said on its official blog. Twitter added: “While we continue to invest in SnappyTV’s product and integrate it more tightly with Twitter, we also plan to maintain our partners’ ability to post high-quality videos to other platforms.”

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