Facebook Begins Letting Users Share Music (Updated)

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For the longest time I’ve complained that Facebook should make it possible to share MP3 files on the site, without requiring users to upload the files. By simply providing a player for linked files, they can make the users responsible for any MP3 they link to. This evening I noticed that one of my friends had shared an MP3 in their feed, and now it appears that anytime you link to an MP3 you can enter the song title, artist, and album, and it will be playable from within the feed.

The one downside of this new feature is that numerous sites prevent others from hotlinking to MP3s hosted on their site.



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