If you’re a fan of Uber and Spotify, your rides just got a whole lot smoother! Soon you’ll be able to travel in style by choosing the soundtrack for your Uber ride. When you request a new ride via the Uber app and get matched with a music-enabled vehicle, you’ll also be able to connect… Continue reading Spotify and Uber Team Up to Bring Music Playlists to Your Rides
If the dawn of the internet has shown us anything, it’s that no one wants to pay for music. Despite the fact that 28 million people around the world paid for a music streaming subscription in 2013, free ad-supported listening through services like Spotify, Pandora and YouTube (not to mention the good old AM/FM radio)… Continue reading Are Hard Bundled Songs the Next Big Thing in Music?
Automatically posting your Spotify and iTunes listening history to Facebook used to be cool (maybe?), but by now it’s grown kind of (really) annoying. And apparently Facebook’s caught on. The company now recommends that developers turn off automatic posting and replace such posts with more purposeful, manual posting options. The network has also launched a… Continue reading Facebook Now Discourages Apps from Automatically Posting Status Updates
Most of us like music, and we use the internet in one capacity or another to listen to it. The way we obtain our music, though, varies greatly. Some of us make playlists on YouTube. Some download music through file sharing services. Others turn to streaming services like Spotify to get our groove on. As… Continue reading Meet Yonder, the Unlimited Music Player that Comes Bundled With Your Smartphone
It’s been four years since the launch of Spotify in March 2009, but it was this past year that proved to be particularly favorable for the online music streaming site. Over the last year, the number of Spotify users increased to a record 40 million, with 10 million of those users subscribing to premium services.… Continue reading Spotify Reaches 40 Million Users, 10 Million Premium Subscribers
If you are looking for that perfect soundtrack to your perfect run, you may want to tune in. Spotify and Adidas have teamed up to bring you a customized soundtrack and running course to take your exercise experience to the next level. It’s easy to use: runners simply go to the Spotify-Adidas “boost your run”… Continue reading Spotify and Adidas Team Up to ‘Boost Your Run’ With Tailored Playlists and Routes
If you’re wondering what this week’s top tracks are on Spotify, then Hypebot has the answer for you. The music tech website calculated the most viral and most streamed songs from March 31 to April 6 by taking the number of people who shared the tracks and dividing it by the number who listened to… Continue reading This Week’s Most Streamed and Most Viral Tracks on Spotify in the US, UK and World
Spotify has become one of the most successful music streaming services in the world, challenging other streaming platforms like Pandora to continue to innovate and offer users the most value. Just like those other music players, though, Spotify has its advantages and disadvantages and it needs to be able to compete with other services, especially… Continue reading Spotify Offers Students a Discount on Premium Subscriptions