Facebook
Facebook is rolling out a new feature that lets you listen along to a song with any friend. Called “Listen With Friends,” the feature is available to friends who both listen to music using Spotify and Rdio. Over the next few weeks, you’ll begin to the see the new option in your chat menu. Read Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120113_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Facebook is rolling out a new feature that lets you listen along to a song with any friend. Called “Listen With Friends,” the feature is available to friends who both listen to music using Spotify and Rdio. Over the next few weeks, you’ll begin to the see Continue Reading →
Netflix
Netflix is supporting a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would reform the Video Privacy Protection Act. The new bill would let users agree to a one-time waiver giving Netflix permission to publish all of their viewing activity on social networks, just like Spotify does with music. Read the full article at Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/111212_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Netflix is supporting a bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives that would reform the Video Privacy Protection Act. The new bill would let users agree to a one-time waiver giving Netflix permission to publish all of their viewing activity on social networks, just like Spotify Continue Reading →
Spotify
Streaming music service Spotify announced that it’s turning itself into a platform for creating music apps. The idea is similar to how Facebook apps work and would allow publishers like Rolling Stone or Billboard create customized listening experiences. If you’re looking to fine-tune your music consumption, there will soon be an app for that. Read Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/111201_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Pre-installed key-logging software was found on millions of Android, Nokia and RIM devices. The software called Carrier IQ records everything from keystrokes, web history and text messages then sends the information back to your carrier. It cannot be uninstalled and could be a violation of Federal wiretap Continue Reading →
Spotify
After receiving a deluge of complaints, Spotify now lets users listen in a “private listening” mode. This stops the program from automatically posting the song you’re listening to on Facebook. Spotify now requires all users of its service to sign in using a Facebook account. Read the full article at PCMag.com Continue Reading →
Facebook
Facebook is working on a platform that will make it easier to share your music, movie and videogame activity with friends. If you use services like Spotify, you can now publish information like what you’re listening to. Basically, this just means that your news feed will become cluttered with more stuff your friends are doing. Continue Reading →