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Facebook is rolling out a feature on its mobile apps that will listen for music, TV shows and movies to help craft status updates.

The feature uses your smartphone's microphone and music apps to help identify what users are listening to or watching when preparing an update.

When a user starts a status update, an audio icon pops up indicating Facebook is listening for music, TV shows or music. Once it identifies the song or program, users can choose to add that to their update.

If it's music, friends can listen to a 30-second preview of the song. For TV shows, updates will highlight seasons and episodes the user is watching.

Facebook's new feature is similar to apps like Shazam, which identify songs through a smartphone's microphone.

The feature will arrive in the coming weeks for iOS and Android device owners.

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