Apple has added its attention on music social network Ping to the iTunes app for iPad.
iPad consumers can nowadays right to use the entire of the features of the music-based social network during a innovative button at the bottom of the iTunes app. Consecutively to use Ping’s features, consumers have to open the iPad app, and it will be mechanically updated with no added download requisite.
Inside the iTunes app, Ping works in much very similar means that it works on the iPhone. Ping will follow consumers’ buys on iTunes and allow them observe and remark on the music that their Ping friends are downloading during a live feed.
The incorporation of Ping move toward before the expected release of iOS 4.2, which be supposed to go down later on this month.
Ping was opened at the last part of August. In the first 48 hours of its survival, over one million consumers had previously signed up. At the moment, that was presently a third of the consumers who had downloaded iTunes 10, the update required to utilize Ping.
Previous week, musical social network of Apple prolonged its reach through a partnership with Twitter. Ping consumers are able to currently integrate their Twitter supporters into their Ping contacts, Twitter proclaimed. Ping consumers can connect to their Twitter account, and mechanically react when a new consumer posts, likes, reviews, or buys a song by means of iTunes. Song previews and connections to buy dissimilar content can be added to Tweets, as well.
Since past week, Ping has been faced with latest rivalry from contact-sharing service Bump. Bump consumers be able to share songs the Bump app on their iPhone. With edition 2.2 of the Bump iPhone app, it is probable to play shared songs for free on YouTube and preview or buy the file in the iTunes hoard.