Facebook may launch a music streaming service of its own

Facebook may launch a music streaming service of its own
Well, that didn't take long - everyone's favorite social network is apparently meeting major labels about "getting into music." Facebook has reportedly sat down with execs from Sony, Universal and Warner - the who-is-who of tune distributors - for preliminary testing of the music industry waters.

Now, whether this will result in yet another streaming service, after every major Silicon Valley name chipped in (last with Apple Music), remains to be seen, but the sources claim that even Facebook hasn't decided yet how to format its newly found interest in music serving. The social network already started diversifying recently, by divesting the Messenger chat app from the requirement to have a Facebook account associated with it, and introducing a platform for sponsored video content. 

A streaming music service might be the logical next step, given that for a lot of people Facebook or the Messenger chat app are always in the background, either on their computers, or on their mobile devices. What do you think, do we need another music streamer, this time from Facebook?

source: TheVerge

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9 Comments

1. Android_Lollipop

Posts: 155; Member since: May 05, 2015

Good for people with variety of choices but monopoly?!! absolutely NO

8. waddup121 unregistered

facebook: we be watching youu

2. monoke

Posts: 1161; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Lol. Expect twitter and instagram to make their announcement next! Gotta get it while the gettin's good!

7. FluffyBled unregistered

Afaik. Facebook owns instagram ... hmmm!

3. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

I didn't come for the news

4. Arthurhkt

Posts: 723; Member since: Apr 19, 2012

Hm.... I wonder how long it will take for Facebook to start making their own OS?

9. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

You mean a Linux rebranded OS? Cause face it, they don't have the skills to start ground up with their own OS, nor the ability to force people into another coding package.

5. gaming64 unregistered

Then consumes your RAM. Facebook services are crap.

6. xnga123

Posts: 51; Member since: Dec 05, 2014

its raining music streaming services

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