Building a playlist can be fun, and it can get even better when it gets collaborative with friends and family members.
Spotify has confirmed to TechCrunch that it is testing a “Sponsored Song” on its free tier. Using the new ad unit, the company will allow companies and artists to promote their singles to subscribers of its free tier.
Spotify is seen as the insurmountable juggernaut of the streaming music platforms, and with the company’s latest announcement, that perception may not be going anywhere anytime soon.
Music streaming services have a lot of music at their disposal, making that monthly subscription cost worth it for those who sign up.
Popular music streaming app, Spotify, is looking to enhance user experience with a new feature called “Spotify Codes”. This works pretty much like a QR Code and allows users to generate a code for a song, artist, album or even playlist, which can then be shared around social media for easy discovery.
Sharing music from the Spotify app has typically meant sharing a direct link from the app into another app.
A third-party developer named Andrew Chang was in the news recently for developing a third-party (and unofficial) Spotify app for the Apple Watch. While he faced some resistance from the Spotify team about this, the company has now changed its stance altogether by partnering directly with the developer for this new app.
One of the “issues” with streaming services is that, at any given moment, what you have in your library of songs may just not be there one day.
Spotify was previously rumored to be working out new deals with the Universal Music Group, which would see some big changes set in motion.