Rhapsody enables you to stream over 30 million songs on Twitter

Rhapsody lets you stream over 30 million songs on Twitter

In an effort to raised compete with a juggernaut like Spotify, Rhapsody is utilizing one of many world’s hottest social networks to showcase and promote its music-streaming service. Right now, at SXSW 2015, Rhapsody introduced that it is bringing greater than 30 million songs to Twitter, permitting customers of the microblogging platform to streams songs instantly from it — without spending a dime. The audio-subscription service is utilizing Twitter Playing cards to let individuals stream and share their favourite tunes, no matter whether or not or not they’ve a paid Rhapsody account. So, what is the catch? It is easy: Rhapsody’s hoping that those that see these audio-embedded tweets, on iOS or Android, will need to hear extra and find yourself on a touchdown web page that is set to supply a free trial.

Rhapsody lets you stream over 30 million songs on Twitter

Clearly, the corporate’s aiming for this integration with Twitter to provide its service a lift. Proper now, Rhapsody has nowhere close to the identical quantity of paid subscribers as Spotify, regardless of having a strong music catalog and providing decently priced subscription tiers. In case you’re a Rhapsody member, although, the iOS and Android apps are going to be up to date to reap the benefits of the brand new function as we speak, as a way to simply tweet what you are listening to and let your followers stream no matter that track could also be, proper from the Twitter app.

“Music has all the time been a shared expertise, however it’s grow to be very private and there hasn’t been a means by way of social media to reap the benefits of the social elements of music,” Rhapsody Chief Monetary Officer, Ethan Rudin, says. He added that Rhapsody’s working with all main and unbiased labels to convey much more music to Twitter; artists like Wiz Khalifa, in the meantime, have joined the trigger to promote their very own tunes on the social community. The one caveat is that that is restricted to people within the US for now, and there is no phrase on whether or not that’ll be altering anytime quickly.

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