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Shazam update pimps content ID speeds

Shazam update pimps content ID speeds
Tim Green


Entertainment / Music / April 3rd 2012 at 4:31PM

Music and TV can be tagged in as little as one second.

Shazam 5.0 updates the Shazam Free, Encore and (RED) apps on iOS devices to deliver faster speeds, a new user interface, and improvements to sharing on Twitter and Facebook with a personal note or comment.

It also adds language support for Brazilian Portuguese, Korean and Spanish for South America, bringing languages supported by Shazam to 33 total worldwide.

Alex Musil, EVP of product for Shazam, said: "With the release of Shazam 5.0, Shazam fans will be able to get the information they’re looking for almost instantaneously, giving them lightning-fast access to content and a deeper experience surrounding the song, TV show or TV advertisement they have just tagged.”

Shazam currently has more than 200 million users in 200 countries and adds another 1.5 million new users each week. 

The app offers unlimited tagging on Android and iOS devices.