In first ever official confirmation, a Facebook executive has openly said that the social network is set to introduce music service on the website.
“The “Listen with your friend” feature in ticker is blowing my mind. Listen to what your friends are listening. LIVE,” tweeted Facebook’s creative director Ji Lee. However, Lee deleted the Tweet a couple of minutes after posting it. The Facebook Music service will allow users to see what their friends are listening to via a ticker placed on the top right hand side on the website. They will also be able to listen to what their friends are listening to making it the first ever music sharing service as well.
Earlier, reports talked about a music control feature of the Facebook music that will not allow users to control their music on their Facebook page. In order to control music, they will have switch to music service itself.
Facebook is expected to announce the launch of the new feature today at a conference which will take place at the F8 event in San Francisco.