Facebook Will Launch Service to Socialize Music and Film, Says NYT

The Facebook should present on Thursday a new media sharing platform that will allow its users to make available music, movies and TV shows to your friends from social network, reports the newspaper New York Times.

The news, which will compete with services like Spotfy and Rhapsody, among others, will be announced at the F8 conference, scheduled to begin in San Francisco on June 22.

According to the publication, to provide a sharing service music to 750 million social network users must enter the digital music “to a wide large audience.” “If this service work the way it was planned will be the nirvana of interoperability,” said Ted Cohen, a consultant with passages by major US studios.

According to some industry experts, Facebook has already signed agreements with “several media companies” to offer its content, and is developing technology to enable its users to share anything they’re watching or listening to on other sites or devices.

If the rumors are confirmed, Facebook will enter the market demand music network already enjoying a comfortable leading position – miles and miles ahead of its main competitor, since the Spotfy, most used service today, has about 10 million active users.

It is unclear what the business model of the new network functionality, including whether there are paid plans or something. Those interested, calm: two days and doubts will be resolved.