Facebook New Music Service to Come with Spotify, MOG and Rdio!
Facebook is going to launch its well rumored new music service in partnership with Spotify, MOG and Rdio, as reported by Mashable. Facebook would announce about its new music and media platform at its f8 developer conference on Sept. 22. The new music service would let you to enjoy your music albums from within Facebook.com. Notably, it was the code of Facebook’s video chat service that first revealed Facebook new music platform for its lovers.
According to two sources familiar with the matter, Facebook will not directly host or stream any music or media. Instead, it will rely on partners to provide the content. This is in contrast to Apple, Google and Amazon’s strategy of hosting music content on their servers. Facebook’s plan is to become a platform for media content in the same way it is a platform for applications and games.
The site reports by citing its sources; Facebook Music Service would be launched in collaboration with three top labels; Spotify, Rdio and MOG.
It is yet unclear whether Facebook has already selected these three music labels as its partners or it would allow other developers to participate in its new music service.
However, one of the site’s source expressed his views that apple wouldn’t like run its music service with a limited favorite labels and Facebook would keep its music platform open to other third-party developers.
Moreover, it is also being rumored that Facebook intends to stream Netflix movies through Facebook, for making its music service entirely different from other such type services.
Facebook spokesperson comments on this news;
“There’s nothing new to announce,Many of the most popular music services around the world are integrated with Facebook and we’re constantly talking to our partners about ways to improve these integrations.”