Facebook to tackle YouTube with ‘music’ movies


New Delhi, May 16: In a bid to tackle video-sharing web site YouTube, social networking big Facebook is planning a brand new characteristic referred to as “Slideshow” which can embody music from Warner Music Group to assist customers create “soundtrack choices”.

Facebook Fb, with 1.59 billion customers worldwide, is exploring new methods to work together with the music business, the New York Submit reported on Sunday.

The corporate earlier initiated talks with music labels about licensing a restricted variety of songs that person can add, like summer season trip movies or birthday events.

The function will function glad information for music labels at a time when they’re downhearted with the amount of unlicensed user-generated content material at YouTube.

The function might be first launched in Australia, the report added.