Facebook doesn’t want you ever leave its apps, not even to switch what song you’re listening to. So it’s began letting its Android beta testers control Spotify, Google Play Music, Pandora, Rdio from a notification at the top of cover feed. If popular, it could roll out to all Facebook For Android users, keep users on Facebook more consistently, and get them to share their music listening habits more frequently.
Beta testers will see a double-tall notifications on Cover Feed that shows some album artwork plus the artist and song they’re listening to. They can tap that notification to reveal buttons to pause the music, or skip to the next or previous song.
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