Following the launch of its Play music-playing button last year, today Spotify took one more step outside of its walled garden: it has launched a new Follow button, a widget that can go on any desktop or mobile page, not just pages within Spotify itself (as the Follow button previously used to work), to let users follow other profiles within Spotify.
Nothing groundbreaking here but I thinks its worth showcasing visually: Spotify yesterday promoted their embeddable play buttons and playlists via Facebook and Twitter yesterday. Those ‘widgets’ can appear on sites, blogs, etc and play in-line much...
Coverage from VentureBeat: In an effort to grow its user beyond the walled-garden that Zuckerberg built, Spotify launched a “play button” feature allowing users to embed the Spotify player into websites back in April. Its new Yahoo distribution deal means that play button feature will get taken advantage of. Show More Summary
Earlier this year Spotify rolled out a plan to get its “play” button on a host of Web sites, which let the streaming music service broaden its reach beyond Facebook. Now it’s making the same move, but with one very, very big Web site: Spotify has a distribution deal with Yahoo, which the portal says [...]
Spotify has been hinting at big changes to its digital music service for months. Today, the company launched several new features that are reminiscent of Pandora and iTunes, including a Radio function and a Play Button that you can embed on your website or blog. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Spotify has been busy as of late, launching brand apps, adding more social functionality through a partnership with Turntable.fm competitor Soundrop, overhauling its Android app, adding a Play button, and more. And its hit couple more...Show More Summary
Spotify is hoping that Coke will teach the world to click its play button. The Swedish digital music service on Wednesday announced a broad-ranging marketing deal with Coca-Cola Co. that could help turbocharge the number of people who are exposed...
Spotify really wants to achieve everywhere access. Aside from recently launching the Play Button, a widget that people can embed on their sites to share their favorite tunes, the cloud music service unveiled branded apps today. Spotify...Show More Summary
Spotfy CEO Daniel Ek is holding a press conference at Noon today in NYC. Daniel Chaitt (@chaitters) will be there for Hypebot. More about what to expect here. New “Listen” Button On Facebook Musician Pages Instantly Plays Their Songs...Show More Summary
Facebook has taken a leaf out of MySpace's book. Now, on every musician's Facebook page there's a "Listen" button, that immediately takes you to their music in your streaming app of choice—Spotify, Mog, Rdio, or one of a few others. Neat. [TechCrunch] More »
Facebook’s ‘Adds Listen’ Button That Plays Artists on Spotify, Mog, Rdio and More (Evolver.fm) Slacker announced integration with Microsoft's Bing Bar making it the only music service now easily accessible to the millions of Bing Bar users. Show More Summary
The social network's new Listen button instantly connects you with bands' music, played through Spotify, Rdio and other unlimited-streaming services.
Spotify Lost $59M In 2011, Projects $889M Revenue & More Losses In 2012. This Week Spotify Added Free Music Play Button For Web Sites, Blogs &Tumblr Court Documents Reveal Live Nation Paid $2.9 Million In Kickbacks By NJ Venues A Timeline: Universal Music Group vs. Show More Summary
Pitchfork is excited to announce that we are now using Spotify's new Play Buttons to stream music in our album reviews. You'll find the Play Button widgets in the upper right-hand corner of each of our album reviews pages, allowing you to listen along with a record while you read. Show More Summary
Looks like Spotify's not done with its big news. Two days after launching the new Play Button, and a day after getting entirely too excited about adding the Red Hot Chili Peppers to its catalog, the music streamer sent out invites for an event in New York City featuring the company's CEO, Daniel Ek on center stage. Show More Summary
A sort of greatest hits selection of DiS' Spotify playlists. We've compiled these to show off their new play button feature, but mainly to give you one page to bookmark (and share) for hours upon hours of listening.. Read the full story on DrownedinSound.com
Music giant Spotify has recently created a play button that webmasters can put on their websites in order to play Spotify music. The play button integrates Spotify music with blogs, websites and more, leading to a more social web music experience. Webmasters and bloggers can add the play button widget to their page easily, which [...]
Streaming service Spotify has just announced its competitor to Rdio and well, YouTube, with its new embed widget. Called the Play Button, the tool capitalizes on Spotify’s ever-expanding library of music and allows users to post songs and albums to their websites in order to share musically simply and legally.
Popular music streaming service launches the embeddable Spotify Play Button
After finally making their way to the U.S in July of 2011, Spotify’s popularity predictably skyrocketed. But with millions of new subscribers and free users, the company’s plans for global domination were far from finished. Today, they announced the Play Button, a streaming music widget system that can be embedded on websites that allows users to [...]