Facebook Just Made Sharing Music Via Spotify a Whole Lot Easier, See How:
Sharing is caring, and thanks to Facebook’s latest innovation, sharing tunes on Facebook Messenger without deviating from your timeline just became possible.
A convenience that will elevate music sharing to what is perhaps a peak level of simplicity, users that wish to send a song/playlist mid-chat need only to click the “+” button located at the bottom left of the Messenger window. When the menu of options appears thereafter, the chatter clicks the Spotify logo, and may send whatever he so chooses via the app. The selected song/playlist will accordingly appear within the chat, eliminating the need for the other party to leave Facebook, or to open a new tab just to listen to the latest music recommendation. Dubbed the “Spotify bot,” the advance is able to suggest playlists to the user within the chat. The bot’s implementation marks “the first time ever” that Facebook friends on the receiving end “will be able to preview 30-second clips directly within the Messenger app.” Those friends that like your chosen song/playlist past the first 30 seconds, the preview mark, may also visit the Spotify app to listen to the song in full merely by clicking on the sent track in the chat. This is another first for the two popular web platforms.
The service works the other way around as well: users seeking to share music with a Facebook friend may additionally tap the “…” icon on the Spotify application to share songs. When prompted to identify the person to whom the track will be going, senders may select “Messenger” from the available sharing options, sending the message directly to Facebook in a message.
Props to Facebook and Spotify for collaboratively creating what might just become the new DM slide.