Spotify has introduced a brand new replace that brings three options to assist folks share music and podcasts with others. Probably the most notable improve is the ‘podcast timestamp sharing’ that primarily lets customers share a specific level in a podcast that may instantly redirect the consumer to the highlighted half. It signifies that receivers wouldn’t have to leap to level manually. The audio streaming large can be updating its canvas sharing that at the moment works with Instagram. The Canvas function turns static tune/ album artwork into eight-second visible loops. The music streaming firm is now extending the identical function to Snapchat with one other choice to preview.
Beginning with the timestamp replace, customers can now share podcast episodes starting at a specific second — to spotlight the half that the receiver can be extra all in favour of trying out. Beforehand, customers had been solely in a position to share the hyperlink to a complete episode. To share a timestamp, faucet the ‘share’ button on Spotify iOS or Android whereas listening to the episode. Then use the ‘change to share’ function on the present playtime, and choose the place you wish to share the content material. These on the receiving finish must faucet the shared hyperlink to leap proper in and begin listening. As talked about, Spotify Canvas is now out there to make use of on Snapchat. To make use of the function, click on on extra (represented by three horizontal dots) and choose share on Instagram or Snapchat. The brand new preview possibility will allow you to visualise the way it will look in your social channel. Spotify says that 40 % of music discovery is attributed to social channels — which means exterior platforms play a key function in discovering new music. The three new updates are aimed to make the invention of latest audio content material higher.
Lately, Spotify clocked over one billion downloads on Google Play Retailer – simply two years after hitting the five hundred million mark. The latest growth additionally signifies that the app is essentially the most downloaded music streaming app within the Android ecosystem.