You probably have Shazam or SoundHound on your phone. Pretty soon Shazam might be a native part of your phone. Do you really need similar software in your Facebook app, too?
Facebook is adding an optional audio recognition feature to their iOS and Android apps. The enhancement will help users identify and quickly share songs, TV shows, and movies from any environment. The app will automatically detect surrounding media and load it into your status update, no typing necessary.
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When sharing music, a 30-second preview of the song will be included. A shared TV show will show the exact season and episode you’re watching.
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