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With Music Store, Facebook users will be able to discover and download millions of songs from their favorite artists like Michael Jackson, Bon Jovi, Lady Gaga, and Jay-Z to any portable device all without leaving the site. Facebook users can also talk with their friends while purchasing music, rate & review albums, and suggest albums on their Wall. Unlike other services, Facebook users can use Music Store without signing up for WaTunes. WaTunes emphasize this feature to ensure that users are able to make faster buying decisions on Facebook.
“Music Store is truly a remarkable achievement. We are very excited to be able to bring the WaTunes Marketplace in front of Facebook’s 400 million users. For the first time, everyone can download music from Facebook without leaving the site. If a user wants to suggest an album to a friend, they are able to do it instantly. Music Store is the perfect solution for sharing and buying music on Facebook.” Says Kevin Rivers, CEO of WaTunes.
WaTunes is a social music service that enables fans to discover new music in a complete social environment. Users can purchase millions songs, ringtones, share information, make instant calls via Skype, embed any widget from any platform including YouTube, MySpace, VEVO, Dijit, and more!
Music Store: http://www.facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=107940119224416
In the the past month, WaTunes has announced a slew of distribution services for its artists and record labels including its Streamline technology, Pay-As-You-Go, and for the first time ever, distributing mobile apps on the iPhone App Store. But could WaTunes really be on the cutting edge in the music industry? Founder & CEO Kevin Rivers seems to think so. Focusing on branding WaTunes into a consumer service where fans can discover new music, Kevin has spoke about the change in the industry of digital distribution and digital music discovery.
WaTunes to Become the New MySpace?
DETROIT – September 4th, 2009 –WaTunes, the world’s first free online music distribution service that enables artists and record labels to sell their music entirely free on iTunes has announced its official release date of their social music site WaTunes New Experience. WaTunes New Experience (or WaTunes N.E.) is WaTunes next generation social platform that enables music artists and fans to communicate directly with one another and engage in social activities like listening to music, buying ringtones, and watching music videos and trends. WaTunes New Experience aims to provide a different approach to interact and discover new music. By integrating technologies from leading voice services like Skype, WaTunes has created a new way for fans to make voice calls to their favorite artist over the internet. Tony Pytleski, Vice President of WaTunes spoke about the Skype integration:
“Skype is a very cool way to contact and communicate with your friends, family, and business partners for free. We’ve adapted to use Skype internally for all of the staff here at WaTunes. By integrating their technology into our social platform, we’ve open a new approach for fans to make instant calls to their favorite artist, artists can make instant calls to their fans or labels, and the sky is the limit. “