Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Facebook To Launch New Music, Concert Feed Thursday

Bruce Houghton/Hypebot

Facebook has a press event tomorrow, and they've been open that a big piece of the announcement will be revamp news feeds. With the unveiling just hours away, details are leaking that music will play an important role in the overhaul.
In addition to a photos feed with larger images drawn from Instagram, Facebook is revamping the music feed to include of what friends are listening to, new albums, concerts dates and more. It's all part of redesign for news feeds that makes it easy for users to switch between different content specific feeds, according to TechCrunch.

Details Of New Features
Facebook already has a less robust music feed buried in the Apps section. But the new music feed is said to include what the users friends are listening to on Spotify, Rdio and other linked music streamers, along with geo-targeted concert listings (presumably powered by Songkick, BandsInTown or both), new album releases and posts by musicians that the users Like.

Facebook Music Feed For Music DiscoveryIn addition to learning more about what your friends are listening to, the feed will also reportedly include suggestions of more musicians to subscribe to based on the users current tastes. Another rumored feed would highlight videos

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