Facebook is set to introduce a new update that sounds exactly like a blast from the past. According to reports, the social media giant will soon allow its users to add songs to their profiles – which is not very different from past Facebook competitors such as mySpace and Friendster.
In a Mashable report, we learn that the new feature will make it possible for users to add music to their profiles either in a “new dedicated ‘music’ section or at the top of their profile if they choose to pin a song.”
The article also tells us:
“People who visit your profile will then be able to listen to part of a song and view photos of the artist. These songs will also link to the artist’s Facebook page.There will be ‘millions’ of songs available, according to Facebook (it’s the same music catalog available via Instagram Stories), though it’s not clear how long it will take the feature to roll out broadly.”
Meanwhile, Variety reported:
“At launch, several million songs will be available for users of Facebook’s iOS and Android apps to include in their posts. The features will initially be available in the U.S., Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.”
As if that was not enough, Facebook is likewise rolling out a new update called LipSync Live, which allows users to lipsync using a karaoke feature, similar to TikTok.
So far, netizens have mixed reactions about the subject.
One commenter recalled:
“I had such a huge playlist on my MySpace page. Don’t think I’ll be doing it on Facebook though.”
“It’ll never be complete until we can make the profile all glittery.”
Meanwhile, someone added:
“Never forget that MySpace died for a reason.”
What are your thoughts about this new music update, folks? Will you be using it or not? What songs will you add to your profile, if ever? Go hit the comment section!
Company Claims This Chainless Bicycle Is The “World’s Most Efficient” Bike
This chain-free bike “sets a new benchmark in drivetrain technology, increasing optimal efficiency to 99%,” according to CeramicSpeed.
How do you improve a great invention like the bicycle? For one company, it means removing its chains.
CeramicSpeed, a manufacturer of bicycle parts, has teamed up with the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Colorado to create an innovative bike that’s being marketed as the “world’s most efficient.”
CeramicSpeed’s concept bike drivetrain Driven is completely chain-free.
World’s First Personal Hoverbike Now Available For Pre-Order
Princess Leia and Ewoks not included.
The time has come for anyone who dreamt of cruising in a Hoverbike since seeing Return of The Jedi. Hoversurf has created the world's first personal hovering vehicle. It's currently available for pre-order but doesn't come with your own personal Princess Leia or band of Ewoks.
The Hoverbike S3 2019 has a carbon fiber body and looks like a traditional quad bike with four heavy-duty propellers. The model also promises new ergonomics on the pilot's seat so you can sit comfortably at any height. The bike's weight is 114 kg (253 pounds) but it can still hover properly. You can still reach an altitude of 16 feet and go up to the maximum speed of 96 km/h (60 mph or 52 knots).
The world's first Hoverbike will start rolling out in 2019.
Good Hacker Breaks Into People’s Routers To Protect Them From Cyber Criminals
Is he a hero or a bad guy? Netizens are divided!
How would you react if you found out a hacker got into your system? Would you feel furious? But what if that hacker protected you from online threats?
This is exactly what happened recently and people are divided about their opinions. According to reports, a Russian-speaking hacker named Alexey broke into users’ MikroTik routers and patching devices to help protect them against “cryptojackers, botnet herders, and other cyber-criminals,” wrote ZDNet.