Facebook music feature leaked in tweet

As if it wasn't painfully obvious that Facebook is launching a music based product tomorrow, we've just found out part of what that feature is thanks to a tweet by an employee of Facebook who probably didn't know any better.

The company is on lockdown just before it's F8 conference that kicks off tomorrow, and we know the service is coming, but we don't know what exactly it'll do. Now, we've got our first insight. Techcrunch reports that Ji Lee, creative director at Facebook tweeted today:

The “Listen with your friend” feature in ticker is blowing my mind. Listen to what your friends are listening. LIVE.

Shortly after the tweet went live, it was pulled but Mitchell Holder managed to screenshot it before it was taken down. The feature in question means that all music you use on the service will appear in the ticker on the right, as well as your friends' listens. You'll be able to listen to the same song at the same time and gossip about it over Facebook chat now, too. Rad!

Facebook music is coming, and all those changes your friends are complaining about will add up even more when the company flips the switch for the music service. 

The staff member also posted on Facebook today;

Ji Lee is listening to Black & Blue by Mike Snow and feeling happy it’s another beautiful sunny day in California.

Hopefully Facebook doesn't lose Ji to "resignation" after the leak, as the event is now less than 24 hours away. We'll be covering the events as they unfold.

Image Credit: Mitchell Holder

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WP7 said,
I wish Facebook would just close its doors or sell to Microsoft so they make it not annoying

MS and not annoying really?

Jaybot said,
I am so over Facebook after this last update.

good for you.. go to Google+ ghost town and quit complaining then.

Lachlan said,

good for you.. go to Google+ ghost town and quit complaining then.


I'm going to complain all I want so hags like you can get upset on the internet.

Lachlan said,
good for you.. go to Google+ ghost town and quit complaining then.

don't like it, don't using it.
and nothing can beat vk music cloud

and just 2 my friends are on facebook. almost nobody ever heard of it. most on vk and g+

Jaybot said,


I'm going to complain all I want so hags like you can get upset on the internet.

The only people I see getting upset are the lunatics and mentals crying real tears over the change. New facebook is fine, get over it.