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Facebook Tests “Share Music” Option Alongside “Update Status” Facebook Tests “Share Music” Option Alongside “Update Status”

Of all the Open Graph apps that began popping up on Facebook after the company’s big unveiling at last year’s f8, the music apps seem to be the most prevalent on the site – especially Spotify. I mean, I rarely …

Spotify For Android Updated With Full ICS Support Spotify For Android Updated With Full ICS Support

Spotify has been around the mobile scene for a while now, but Android users have been dealing with being treated like second-rate citizens compared to their iOS counterparts. Not anymore as Spotify has relaunched on Google Play with full ICS …

The Social Media Leaders [Infographic] The Social Media Leaders [Infographic]
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So you think you know everything about social media and networking? Well the truth is, it has been around a lot longer than Facebook, but like a lot of things on the internet, we don’t hear about them until they …

Spotify Might Raise $220 Million Spotify Might Raise $220 Million

According to a source knowledgable on the matter, music streaming service Spotify is on the process of raising hundreds of millions of dollars, with a potential valuation of $4 billion. According to the New York Times, Spotify may ultimately garner …

Spotify Gets Romantic With New Apps, Becomes More Like A Dating site Spotify Gets Romantic With New Apps, Becomes More Like A Dating site

Spotify just announced a couple of partnerships and the launch of two apps aimed at matching you with potential romantic partners based on your musical tastes. The partnerships and apps come from Tastebuds.fm and Fellody.com. According to Spotify, the former …

Spotify Launches App for iPad Spotify Launches App for iPad

Music streaming service Spotify has just launched a long-awaited app for iPad for use by Premium service members, though trial subscribers can test it out as well. Premium Spotify users pay a monthly fee, and the content is streamed directly …

SiriusXM App For Android Updated With 5 Hour Replay SiriusXM App For Android Updated With 5 Hour Replay

Sirius XM Radio announced today that a free update to their SiriusXM Android app has been released. The company claims the new app, which can now be downloaded in the Google Play app marketplace, will give subscribers to their service …

Deezer Uses Open Graph To Share Your Jams Deezer Uses Open Graph To Share Your Jams

With the explosion of Spotify, there are other music services that are clamoring for a piece of the lucrative music streaming pie. France-based Deezer is doing quite well for itself despite only being available in only a few countries at …

Microsoft Planning E3 Preview Of New Music Service Microsoft Planning E3 Preview Of New Music Service

Is Microsoft about to make a big push into the digital music space? Yes, Microsoft has Zune, but the only problem with Zune is that…wait, what’s Zune? We’re talking about a legitimate Zune successor here, and according to The Verge, …

Your Social Music Experience: A Primer Your Social Music Experience: A Primer

2012 is probably going to be year that the word “social” reaches its saturation point and it becomes a parody of itself. Social nose-blowing, social traffic (cars, not browsers), social bathrooms – you name it, someone will probably find a …

Spotify Partners with Coca-Cola; iPad App on the Way! Spotify Partners with Coca-Cola; iPad App on the Way!
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Spotify held a special announcement event today and many fans of the streaming music service were speculating that it had to do with the much anticipated tablet version of the service for iPad. Sadly for many, this was not the …

Facebook’s New “Listen” Button Makes Discovering Your Next Favorite Artist a Breeze Facebook’s New “Listen” Button Makes Discovering Your Next Favorite Artist a Breeze
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Facebook has just made it easier for you to listen to your favorite artist without really ever leaving Facebook. More importantly, Facebook just also made it easier to discover new artists in a flash, which in turns makes you more …

Spotify Sees Sales of $887 Million Spotify Sees Sales of $887 Million

Regardless of Spotify’s strained negotiation with the artists whose content it streams, the company reported a turnover of $887 million so far this year, according to CEO Daniel Ek, during an interview with Swedish newspaper Dagens Industri today. In 2011, …

New Spotify Apps Are A Mixed Bag Worth Exploring New Spotify Apps Are A Mixed Bag Worth Exploring

Spotify’s announcement this week about their new Play Button kind of overshadowed their other announcement that they were releasing a few new apps into their collection. It should be a simple matter to run through a list of a dozen …

New Echo Nest Partnerships Should Cater To More Awesome Music Apps New Echo Nest Partnerships Should Cater To More Awesome Music Apps

The Echo Nest is partnering with JamBase and SongMeanings to give developers more data for their music apps. The former will provide concert and tour schedule data, while the latter will provide song lyrics and lyric interpretation. “Partnerships like these …

Spotify Launches Play Button Widget Spotify Launches Play Button Widget

Big news today for your favorite music streaming platform. No, not Pandora. Let’s start this again. Big news today for Spotify. The music streaming service is announcing that they are partnering with several high-profile sites to launch their new Spotify …

Boxee’s Spotify App Gets A Major Update Boxee’s Spotify App Gets A Major Update

Boxee has announced a major update to the Spotify app on their all-in-one streaming media box. The new app brings quite a few new features that users have been requesting including search, an updated inbox, and improved shuffle functionality. The …

Spotify Launches History of Music Timeline Spotify Launches History of Music Timeline

On the heels of Facebook’s new Timeline for fan pages feature, Spotify has launched its own ‘History of Music’ Timeline. The new Timeline dates back to 1000 AD, and facilitates a fan page destination where users can discover, listen to …

Spotify, Echo Nest APIs Get Integration To Make Apps More Dev-Friendly Spotify, Echo Nest APIs Get Integration To Make Apps More Dev-Friendly

Spotify and The Echo Nest have a new API integration. Sure, there were plenty of app integrations between the two before, but now a combined API offering should make things easier on developers. “Integrating Spotify’s artist and song IDs creates …

Study: Social Media Complements Traditional Media Study: Social Media Complements Traditional Media

According to a new Swedish study, young people who are big users of Internet social media do not abandon traditional media. Instead, the two are used together. Almost all 9- to 24-year-olds use the internet. Most of them do so …

Billboard Adding Digital Music Services To Chart Billboard Adding Digital Music Services To Chart
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There is no doubt that digital music streaming is here to stay. In fact, there’s been no doubt for a couple of years now. Services like Spotify, Rhapsody, Pandora, and more draw millions of users who find digital streaming a …