Facebook reportedly building a music streaming service

Starting from the beginning, Google Music has one huge advantage, and that is the availability.


See Also: Apple Music Available on iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple TV, PCs and Android for $9.99/mo.

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Both Rdio and Spotify offer the same prices for their family plans.

If you want to turn off auto-renewal and not get charged after the free trial, launch Apple Music on your iPhone, touch the silhouette icon on the top left, touch Show Apple ID, then touch Manage under Subscriptions.

Facebook is to take on Apple, Spotify, Deezer, Tidal and a host of other music streaming services if rumours are to be believed. Apple Music has just kicked off, and now it sounds like Facebook is planning to get in on the game as well.

But despite its shortcomings, I have no doubt Apple Music will be a massive success. With this strategy, Facebook plans to monetise music videos, as “an important stepping stone towards the on-demand audio service”, pointed out the report.

Apple fans will be happy to know that a well-missed feature of the iOS is about to make a comeback.

It will be interesting to watch Spotify as Apple Music picks up the momentum that will come from so many users experiencing Apple Music for 3 months at no cost. We’ve reached the inflection point in streaming music.

In any case, it seems like there’s enough in there for Spotify and Apple Music to be getting a little bit uncomfortable. The service provides several radio stations you can listen as part of your paid subscription. This number can match the reach of Apple Music in the industry as well.

Spotify and Google Play Music are not new to the scene and as a result, you will find more than 30 million tracks on these apps.


On iPhone or iPad, you’ll need to up open up the Music app and tap the pink head in the top left hand corner.

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