In 2013 alone,more than 5 billion users shared their status updates. Facebook users will easily be able to share the current music that they are listening to and the movies that they are watching, on their timelines. The feature is always set ‘off’ by default.
While updating their status, if they opt to turn the feature on – they will have the option to use their phones microphone – to identify the movie, music or tv show that is currently playing in the background. And this can be done without typing, while no sound is stored in their phones. It also provides a 30-second preview of it, which is available to the user’s friends.
Users have the option of choosing who can see this particular update. It can be turned off anytime by clicking the audio icon in the top right of the screen. If the feature is left on, the audio icon moves and attempts to detect a match when you’re writing a status update.
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