The team behind Cover, Popular Android lockscreen app announced that they recently acquired by Twitter. Roughly, to what Twitter creator buy this app?
Cover does not explain the details of the agreement between them, and the amount of funds disbursed Twitter to bring Cover to headquarters.
There is also described, such as what tasks will be given to his Twitter. In a blog post on the official website, cover only mentions that although acquired Twitter, their applications are still available in the Play store.
Cover yourself is one of the unique lockscreen app in the Play Store that try to exploit the flexibility of Android, to present a more contextual experience and personalized to the user. With Cover, users can access a number of applications and peek a little information directly from their screen is locked.
“Twitter, as well Cover, convinced of the potential of Android that was awesome. They had the same vision with us, the smartphone can be smarter, even more useful and more contextual. Together with Twitter, we can realize it, wrote Cover The website team they are.
It is not explained clearly, what will be done by acquiring Cover Twitter. But as is known, social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter, are highly dependent on advertising revenue personalized, continue to make their services more integrated into, especially with Android devices.
Openness and flexibility of Android, making third-party applications may utilize very important parts such as the lockscreen or notification in Android to promote their services and content.
Facebook for example, last year released a Home, a kind of Android launcher with a unique user interface. Here, the user can view content and services up directly on the home screen them. Unfortunately, welcome to Facebook Home not so good.
Speculation, so Twitter can also be used to cover the same purpose as Facebook Home. By acquiring Cover, Twitter possibility would create a sort of ‘Twitter for Android launcher’ and make tweets and Twitter messages can be accessed directly on the lockscreen. According To You?