Artists are persevering with to boycott Spotify on account of virus misinformation, even after the audio streaming big introduced it can add a content material advisory to podcasts that debate COVID-19.
CEO Daniel Ek mentioned on Sunday that the corporate will start testing methods to focus on its Platform Guidelines of their creator and writer instruments to boost consciousness about what’s acceptable on the platform.
The adjustments come after artists similar to Neil Younger and Joni Mitchell eliminated their music from the platform as a result of it airs Joe Rogan’s podcast, The Joe Rogan Expertise, which spreads misinformation about COVID-19.
On Wednesday, Ek additionally addressed staff concerning the Rogan controversy in a 15-minute speech, The Verge reported. He defended the corporate’s option to work with Rogan, explaining its reasoning and defining why he believes Spotify is a mixture of a platform and a writer. Staff pushed again on Ek’s place.
Rogan’s presence on Spotify has additionally led India Arie, Roxane Homosexual, Brené Brown, David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash to take away their music and podcasts from the platform.
What does Spotify’s subsequent transfer have to be?
What does Spotify must do subsequent?
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