How to Update Your Facebook Status with What You Are Listening to on Winamp
If you are a Winamp user and a Facebook fan, you might want to share your musical taste with your friends on the social network. One way to do that is to use a plugin called Facebook Listening To v1.0, which enables you to update your Facebook status with the current song information in Winamp.
In this article, we will show you how to download, install and use this plugin to let your Facebook friends know what you are listening to on Winamp.
Step 1: Download the Plugin
You can download the plugin for free from WinampHeritage.com, a website that hosts legacy resources of Winamp media player. The plugin is compatible with Winamp 2.x and 5.x versions.
Click on the Download plugin button and save the file FacebookListeningTo.zip to your computer.
Step 2: Install the Plugin
Extract the contents of the zip file to a folder on your computer. You should see two files: FacebookListeningTo.dll and Readme.txt.
Copy the file FacebookListeningTo.dll to the Plugins folder of your Winamp installation directory. For example, if you installed Winamp in C:\\Program Files\\Winamp, then copy the file to C:\\Program Files\\Winamp\\Plugins.
Restart Winamp if it was running.
Step 3: Add the Facebook Application
Before using the plugin, you need to add a Facebook application called I am Listening To to your Facebook account. This application will allow the plugin to access your Facebook status and update it with the song information.
To add the application, go to this link and click on the Add Application button. You will be asked to grant some permissions to the application, such as accessing your profile information and posting to your wall. Click on Allow to proceed.
Step 4: Configure the Plugin
Now you are ready to use the plugin. To configure it, open Winamp and go to P
references. You can access it by pressing Ctrl+P or by clicking on the Options menu and selecting P
In the Preferences window, select General Purpose from the left panel and then select Facebook Listening To v1.0 from the right panel. Click on Configure selected plug-in.
A new window will pop up, where you need to enter your Facebook User ID and Secret Key. You can find these information in the application page of I am Listening To. Go back to this link, scroll down and click on Edit Settings. You will see your User ID and Secret Key under the section About Me. Copy and paste them into the plugin window.
You can also customize some options in the plugin window, such as how often you want to update your status, whether you want to include album art or not, and whether you want to post only when online or offline as well. Click on OK when you are done.
Step 5: Enjoy!
You have successfully installed and configured the plugin. Now, whenever you play a song on Winamp, your Facebook status will be updated with what you are listening to. You can also see your playlists in your application profile and check out your friends' music taste as well.
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