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Spotify’s CEO Apologizes For Updated Privacy Policy

08/21/2015, Earlier today we brought you word that Spotify had updated its privacy policy. This might not really be that big of a deal, except that the way Spotify had worded it sounded like the company wanted to collect way more information on you than you would...

Spotify’s New Privacy Policy Is Upsetting Many Users [Updated]

08/21/2015, Update – Spotify’s CEO has since offered an apology and has promised to clarify the contents of the privacy policy. You know all those legalese that you usually click “Agree” without reading? Turns out Spotify has a new privacy policy in...

You Can Now Listen To President Obama’s Spotify Playlists

08/14/2015, While Apple might have nabbed themselves Taylor Swift, it seems that Spotify too has landed a rather big fish of their own, this time in the form of the President of the United States, Barack Obama. Yup, you read that right, it seems that if you’re a...

Spotify Could Limit Some Content To Its Premium Subscribers

08/10/2015, Regardless of whether you’re paying for a premium subscription or listening to the free tier on Spotify, you will have access to the same songs as everyone else. However according to a report from Digital Music News, that could change as Spotify is...

How To Get Lyrics on Spotify

08/10/2015, For online music streaming, Spotify is a great choice. It is available on most devices, and has over 75 million current users. You can stream music for free or get a premium subscription with added features. Spotify has recently added another great...

Spotify Launches New Discover Weekly Playlists

07/20/2015, With Apple Music officially launched, leading music-streaming Spotify just gained themselves an additional competitor. Given Apple’s brand power, reputation, and reach, Spotify can’t expect to maintain their lead if they were to just sit on their...

Cops Use Spotify To Track Down Missing Kids

07/13/2015, In the past we have seen how tools such as Find My iPhone have worked when it comes to recovering stolen property. There was even an instance in which it managed to help locate a woman trapped in a ravine. Interestingly enough despite Spotify not having...

FTC Looking Into Apple For Possible Music Antitrust Violations

07/13/2015, Last week Spotify started to send out emails to its users, informing them that they should subscribe to Spotify’s service via their website directly, as opposed to subscribing to it via the iTunes App Store. This is because the iTunes App Store charges...

Spotify Wants Users to Circumvent The iTunes App Store

07/08/2015, In case you didn’t know this, but Apple charges developers a 30% cut for in-app purchases. This has resulted in services and apps such as ComiXology to remove its in-app purchase system in favor of purchasing via the web instead to avoid giving Apple...

Report: Spotify Users Leaving For Apple Music

07/07/2015, With Apple Music being integrated into iOS itself including the use and control of the service with Siri, we suppose it isn’t surprising that many users are finding it extremely compelling. In fact according to a recent finding, it seems that thousands...

AC/DC Records Coming To Apple Music, Spotify And Other Services

06/30/2015, The music industry has opened up to streaming services which have had a major impact on record sales, however still there are some bands and artists that have held out and not put their music on these services. AC/DC is one such band, and its popularity...

Eternify Tricks Spotify Into Paying Your Favorite Bands

06/23/2015, Earlier last year, a band called Vulfpeck launched an album on Spotify called “Sleepify”. The album consisted of tracks that were completely silent and basically tricked Spotify into paying them royalties, with the proceeds going towards funding a...

Spotify’s Taste Rewind Is A Blast From The Past

06/15/2015, Have you ever wondered if this was maybe 10-20 years ago, what kind of music would you have enjoyed and what your playlist might have been? For those who are curious, you might be interested to learn that Spotify has launched a new interactive website...