There was previously the alternative on Facebook Messenger to stream music utilizing Spotify and other applications. Now, consumers will also be allowed to stream music utilizing Apple Music bot. A subscriber of Apple Music will be allowed to stream all songs while those who have not yet enrolled, can still listen to songs for 30 Seconds and can share them with others.
To receive the Apple Music bot, consumers might just have to search for it within the Messenger app and install it from the built-in store. Similar to the other bots, the Apple Music bot can also be included in a conversation of Facebook Messenger by clicking on the icon of “+.” Hence, this addition is likely to grab more users for Apple Music.
In addition to this, consumers do not even require to type the subject to receive songs. They can just type an emoji, on the basis of which Apple Music will display the playlist. It is also likely to enroll to service of Apple Music from within the bot.
It is worth citing that last month Facebook eliminated the instant integration of articles from its app of Messenger.
“As we carry on to improve and refine Instant Articles, and in order to have the biggest effect on publishers and people, we are targeting our spending in the Facebook core app in Instant Articles and are no longer providing Instant Articles in the app of Messenger,” a spokesperson from the company claimed to the media in an interview. “We think that Messenger is a thrilling channel for interesting and fresh experiences of news consumption, comprising the chance to build only one of its kind messaging experiences in Messenger that most of the publishers have carried out successfully through the Messenger Platform.”
As per a recent report by IANS, Facebook Messenger reached 1.3 Billion monthly active consumers. The social media behemoth previously this year rolled out Facebook Messenger Lite in India too. The app consumes less than 10 MB of space and comprises all the basic aspects of the Facebook Messenger app.