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Spotify Testing New Feature to Let Multiple Users Create Playlists

Earlier in February, Spotify launched its services in India with premium subscriptions costing Rs 119 per month

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Spotify Music still leads outside of the US, tallying 75 million subscribers as part of its first earnings report in May.
Spotify Music still leads outside of the US, tallying 75 million subscribers as part of its first earnings report in May. Pixabay

Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is testing a new feature called “Social Listening” that would let multiple users add songs and make playlists in real time.

“Spotify is working on ‘Social Listening’, letting friends to control music together with their own devices. Scan Spotify Code or open link for it to begin,” famed reverse engineer Jane Manchun Wong tweeted on Friday.

The screenshots Wong tweeted, hidden in the Android version of Spotify, shows the screen set-up ready to let users scan each other’s codes or share a link to create a shared queue.

“We’re always testing new products and experiences, but have no further news to share at this time,” TechCrunch quoted Spotify as saying.

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Spotify is testing it’s new feature. Pixabay

For now, the feature is being internally tested by Spotify employees.

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It remains unclear if the feature would roll out to its over 100 million users worldwide.

Earlier in February, Spotify launched its services in India with premium subscriptions costing Rs 119 per month. (IANS)

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Music Streaming Giant Spotify Works On New Feature To Share Story Alongside Public Playlists

There isn't a desktop version yet, and it's unclear if there ever will be

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The Spotify Stories are only available on the iOS and Android device as yet. Wikimedia Commons

Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is working on a new feature that lets influencers share Stories alongside their public playlists. The new version will let select users share video clips that contain snippets of songs and album art.

The first influencer to test the feature is makeup and fashion YouTube star Summer Mckeen, who currently has a social media fan base that includes 2.33 million YouTube subscribers, 2.1 million Instagram followers and 126,455 Spotify followers. Mckeen is using the new feature to introduce a playlist of her all-time favorite songs, which she’s titled her “all time besties”, TechCrunch reported on Tuesday.

The Spotify Stories are only available on the iOS and Android device as yet.

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Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is working on a new feature that lets influencers share Stories alongside their public playlists. The new version will let select users share video clips that contain snippets of songs and album art. Wikimedia Commons

There isn’t a desktop version yet, and it’s unclear if there ever will be.

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For the music streaming app, this is still just a test. As we’ve seen with other Spotify tests, these don’t always develop into full-fledged products, and the company’s response is still vague, according to Engadget. (IANS)