Spotify is letting users fix inaccurate music info

Spotify wants to know if you call Blur's

Spotify wants to know if you call Blur's"Song 2 the"woo-hoo song like most people

Desktop users can access Line-In by clicking on the three dotes next to each artist, song or album. "For Spotify, we started off being a utility to play music and we're now becoming an experience for every moment of your life", CEO of Spotify Daniel Ek said.

Spotify utilizes all kinds of futuristic machine learning algorithms to recommend music to its listeners, but the streaming service rolled out a new feature this month that makes use of its human touch.

From there, they are taken to Line-In's web interface, which lets them suggest a wide variety of attributes, including the language of the lyrics of any given song, aliases used by an artist and even links to external websites. The company held a festive launch event this morning attended by some of the company's senior executives. They also check to see on how accurate your past suggestions have been.

It's worth noting that Spotify treats all these data submissions as suggestions; users don't have the ability to directly edit the metadata for music in Spotify's catalog. New edits will also be checked before becoming official.

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The world's largest music streaming service has gone live in South Africa, a day before the company is due to hold a press conference to announce its local launch.

There's no doubt that when it comes to streaming services, Spotify's leading the pack.

Amazon Music Unlimited has 16 million paying subscribers, and Pandora Media Inc has 5.48 million total subscribers.


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