today launched a social music discovery service designed for iTunes and iPod users. iLike helps people discover new music and share their listening experience with friends. The iLike Sidebar for iTunes complements Apple’s media player with a “buddy list” and features for music sharing and discovery. The iLike Web site gives users a profile of their music listening habits and helps them explore the music libraries of friends. It also provides personalized recommendations of free MP3 downloads from almost 200,000 independent artists, drawn from, the company’s first Web site.