Do You Scrobble? Next Generation Makeover at Social Music Website Last.fm

Do you scrobble?

Scrobbling a song means that when you listen to it, the name of the song is sent to Last.fm and added to your music profile.

Once you’ve signed up and downloaded Last.fm, you can scrobble songs you listen to on your computer or iPod automatically. Start scrobbling yourself, and see what artists you really listen to the most. Songs you listen to will also appear on your Last.fm profile page for others to see.

Millions of songs are scrobbled every day. This data helps Last.fm to organise and recommend music to people; we use it to create personalised radio stations, and a lot more besides.“

Last.fm is a free global music service available in 12 languages that became a part of CBS last year.

David Chartier writes at ars technica on July 17, 2008 about Last.fm, “The Social Music Revolution” and its Next Generation makeover:

Music streaming and social community Last.fm has redesigned for a more mature experience, adding more integration and ubiquity across a variety of devices.

Last.fm became a bit more interesting some time ago with the introduction of a plug-in for various software….

Read that posting at ars technica for more.

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