Facebook feature will post about TV shows on your behalf

Facebook has announced an optional feature that will automatically create status updates with information about the TV show a user is watching or the song a user is listening to. The feature uses a phone's microphone to identify background audio. The move "looks like part of the company's ongoing effort to get a greater share of social-TV conversations and to show advertisers that there are second-screen alternatives to Twitter," Cotton Delo writes.

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