Facebook Messenger has just added another feature to its ever growing collection of “things that can be done” within the messaging platform. This time, it involves allowing its users to share songs or playlists from Spotify directly within the Messenger.
The social media network has announced the happy news through a post in its social networking platform this Wednesday. The post said that the music platform is made available on its messaging app as to make it easy for its users to let their friends know what music they love at the moment and share it with them.
The said feature lets users to start listening to the music platform while chatting by simply choosing Spotify on the “More” tab. They can listen to a song sent to them by a friend through tapping “Open” which will lead to the music platform where they can listen to the shared music file.
Meanwhile, MashableAsia explains how the latest service works. It says that it allow users to share tracks, playlists and artists within the message trends. If a recipient has the music service app on their device, they can open the shared music directly in the app. Shared music will automatically play once the music app was opened.
The Verge says that the latest service doesn’t really allow the user to play Spotify music inside Messenger for now. However, a spokesperson for the said company says that users have to keep in mind that this is the first integration of the music platform into Facebook, so they can expect to see further improvements and enhancements as it continues to work on improving the integration and ensuring the best possible user experience that it can achieve.
Meanwhile, the latest partnership between the two companies, according to Digital Trends, is the latest in a series of features that the social media giant has been rolling out for its messaging platform, which is insanely popular as of the moment. Additionally, the WhatsApp Company has also announced a partnership with Uber, allowing Messenger users to order a car directly within the app. The Messaging service has also seen new specific bells and whistles added to its options, making the platform more interesting than ever.
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