New feed aims to turn network into entertainment destination, while Spotify is also expected to launch a streaming app.

This article titled “Facebook to launch music and film ‘ticker'” was written by Josh Halliday, for on Monday 19th September 2011 17.31 UTC

Facebook will on Thursday unveil a real-time stream of what its users are watching and listening to online, turning the social network into a key entertainment destination on the web.

The social network will introduce the new “ticker” stream alongside partnerships with major media companies at its f8 conference in San Francisco.

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