Facebook Can Identify Almost Any Song in 15 Seconds

Facebook techFacebook will launch a new product that can “listen” to the music or TV you’re playing nearby and produce matches that you can incorporate into your status updates.

So, if you’re watching Game of Thrones or listening to Katy Perry you can tell your friends, and they can listen to a snippet of the song in their news feeds or see a link to the TV show’s Facebook page.

Facebook has partnered with music streaming companies Spotify, Rdio and Deezer to develop a database of millions of songs that can be identified and matched in just a few seconds, Facebook product manager Aryeh Selekman told Business Insider when he demonstrated the new feature for us. Once the audio is identified it can be incorporated into a status update. Other users will be able to click through to either Spotify, Rdio or Deezer (depending on which app they use) if they want more.

Read more at Business Insider.