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Family homes are needed to help offenders re-offending Millions of older people living in poverty Delays in the asylum system leaving many refugees homeless Closure of London substance misuse clinic
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  • Could Twitter's new feature make the platform more accessible for people with vulnerabilities?

    Twitter has announced a new feature called Audio Card which will allow you to discover and listen to audio directly through your timeline on mobile devices. 

    The new Audio Card has been launched in partnership with SoundCloud and allows you to listen to music and podcasts through, and whilst on, the Twitter app.

    There is a list of SoundCloud partners in which you can listen to audio content through the app on Twittersblog.

    21st of October 2014
  • Posted Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 by Laura Matthews

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