Facebook music app stats: 22bn plays in a year

Tom Pakinkis

62.6 million songs have been played 22 billion times through Facebook’s timeline apps since its launch just over a year ago.

The updated figures come from Facebook engineers Lincoln Hochberg, who said that, since its arrival in September 2011, the timeline app platform has allowed developers to provide “what was traditionally only possible offline – music discovery through friends”.

Hochberg highlights a few specific music apps including BandPage, which has seen music activity shared by users grow by three times ...

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