Spotify is the worldwide music streaming company, the feature of the streaming giant apart from its competition, but now, those same features are the root of a very real problem called harassment.
In this week as a report by BuzzFeed, diverse from other social media platform, formally Spotify doesn’t allow its users to block followers form the viewing account activity, the newly created avenue for misuse and threat.
There has a story from Meghan, a 26-year old who has been exceedingly targeted by someone from an earlier relationship.
Also, Spotify did remove the messaging feature in 2017, but the activity of this company feed that shown follower what music you’re listening to remains.
Whereas there is a private session feature that blocks everyone from seeing what you listen to a limited space in a social capacity service. There is also another one, users have seemingly been requesting a user particular block function from Spotify as early as 2012 and even the recent tweets have suggested still lack of action.
According to BuzzFeed, the company’s goal it doesn’t have any timeline on a plan of this block feature, regardless its gratitude that it’s a good idea.
In May, the streaming giant service an attempt to control the promotion of the artists who are fell under the company’s meaningless conduct policy.
Optimistically the same energy that was planned to prevent hate speech on the platform will ultimately apply to those using Spotify to harassment others.
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