CUPERTINO, CA (CelebrityAccess) — Social media behemoth Facebook announced they are expanding their music offerings by allowing users to share song clips and music to their profile.
Starting on Oct 23rd, users will be able to link a song to photos and videos they share on the social media platform. Users will be able to select a photo or video and add a ‘sticker’ with an artist and song name that will link it to the artist or tune in question.
The company also announced plans to expand their Lip Sync Live feature to all profiles in many countries around the world. Facebook also revealed opening up the feature to more artists and creators by expanding to Pages, giving them more ways to connect with their fans.
Lip Sync has also been upgraded to show the words to the song while lip syncing and lyrics will be slowly deployed on music across the platform, and are available for songs including Dua Lipa’s “New Rules,” Khalid’s “Better,” and “Girls Like You” by Maroon 5. with more on the way.
Facebook is also touting a feature that will let users add songs, including what they are currently listening to, or their all-time favorites, to a new music section on a user’s profile page. Users will also to pin a song to the top of your profile to share with Facebook contacts.
Songs added to a profile will also visually showcase the artist and track the user selected. When someone plays a song on that user’s profile, they’ll hear a clip of the song and see an accompanying video featuring photos of the artists and album art. They can then choose to add the song to their own profile or visit the artist’s Facebook Page.