Facebook has plans to launch a new music platform during the f8 Conference, the annual conference for developers, held in San Francisco on September 22nd.
According to a report in from an unspecified source to CNBC, the news should be almost certain. What is not yet clear is how the new music platform will work and will be integrated within the social network.
Zuckerberg’s intention would not be at the time, to turn Facebook into a online music store to compete directly with Apple’s iTunes Store, but at least at this early stage, to provide integration with the major music services like Pandora , Spotify and others to promote the sharing of music on the profile pages of social networks.
However, since the music market is tempting to online social networks in Palo Alto, is to be expected that, sooner or later, Facebook make the big step by launching its own music marketplace, also has a strong base of 750 million of active users including declared it would not be difficult to draw a significant percentage of potential customers.
All that remains is to wait for the end of September to find out the new service.