In a memo addressed to staff, CEO Daniel Ek said it was necessary for the company to "rightsize" after hiring too many people during 2020 and 2021. Roughly 1,500 workers are likely to be let go.
Listening to old playlists triggers more complicated emotions than looking at old journals; instead of reading stories told from my perspective, I'm hearing music for what it was and always has been.
With nearly 9 billion streams, the popular K-pop girl group beat the previous titleholders, Little Mix, on Wednesday, according to Guinness World Records.
Megaphone, the podcast advertising and publishing platform, experienced an expired security certificate Monday, a Spotify spokesperson said.
Rogan responded Sunday, saying in a video on Instagram that he was only seeking to have conversations on his podcast with people who have "differing opinions."
The move comes two days after Neil Young requested that his work be removed from Spotify in protest over coronavirus misinformation on Joe Rogan's podcast.
More than a thousand health professionals are calling on Spotify to crack down on COVID-19 falsehoods aired on the podcast of the company's most popular host.
Sharing of online streaming video and music passwords among sweethearts is a territorial marker, like wearing a boyfriend's sweater. But what happens to custody of the accounts when the love is gone?
In 60 seconds, the commercial showcases a medley of horror film tropes, including a maniacal doll that presumably kills a group of young people whenever they play a catchy pop song.
The streaming giant's new policy on artists who engage in "hateful conduct" is a half-measure, but it demonstrates the power the company now wields — and the challenge it now faces.