updated 11:00 am EDT, Fri September 14, 2007
Social.FM on Macs
Mercora has rebranded itself and its website under a new moniker, Social.FM, and increased its compatibility. Thanks to new code, it is now compatible with Mac OS X and Linux, and can stream in MP3 and Flash formats. Similar in concept to sites like Last.fm, Social.FM allows users to search for music and play it instantly, whether as individual tracks or as part of a playlist. Users can further set themselves up as a DJ, streaming their own music choices to others. Other new features of the site include shuffling, an increased number of tracks (about 3.5 million), and background material such as charts, biographies and music videos.