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eMusic gets into the network

eMusic has a new plan to make its online service more accessible – and it is turning up the heat with the introduction of a slew of social networking features to help users find new music online.
In an implementation that’s expected to emerge early next week, eMusic’s new social features will see artist pages updated with Wikipedia biographies, original editorial content, and embedded YouTube videos. Fans will be able to embed parts of their favourite artist profiles, including streaming song samples, in their Facebook pages, and also recommend pages through services including Digg.
eMusic boss David Pakman explained his company hopes to attract music purchasers by providing deeper and constantly changing artist info through Web 2.0 sites.
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