The rollout for Spotify’s new “hate content and hateful conduct” policy could have been handled better, the streaming provider’s CEO conceded Wednesday.
“The whole goal with this was to make sure that we didn’t have hate speech,” Daniel Ek said during a Code Conference Q&A session, according to Variety. “It was never about punishing one individual artist or even naming one individual artist.” The new policy, announced earlier this month, ultimately resulted in the removal of XXXTentacion and R. Kelly from Spotify playlists. X’s music was ultimately reinstated for playlist placement, while Kelly’s was not. “We rolled this out wrong and could have done a much better job,” Ek said.
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21 thoughts on “Spotify CEO on Company’s Hateful Conduct Policy: ‘We Rolled This Out Wrong’”
Why did they update the app to not show songs an artist is featured on anymore???
Rappers sometimes have homophobic lyrics that’s why they’re being censored
Don't let this distract you from the fact that the new Spotify update TRASH af
XXX only got put back on because of Kendrick saying he was going to pull his shit…… all they really care about is money.
Go home Frasier
Spotify keeping tracks up by artists like xxxtentacion or R. Kelly is financially supporting sex offenders and if your gonna defend them cause you say he was acquitted or that he wasn't convicted even when you can see all the overwhelming evidence brought against them… get real man. What y'all think?
Dud I just see Emily Oberg's ass on an ad
Music is not supposed to be censored
I’m surprised you guys didn’t bash on X this video
Blame it on Jerry
Spotify doing background checks now ? let people live there best life man
Did anyone get that update where there's no download switch to download music and listen offline?
This shit is so disgraceful. So in no way personal matters should be related to music or just arts? Imagine if some asshole musician killed a close one to you, and people still support him instead of supporting you and looking at your cause. Would you not wish to put an end to that musician in anyway or put an end to their gain, support and ties?
I got Apple Music because I got an iPhone and if I ever get an android I’ll get google play because it has YouTube red just fuck Spotify
Bruh i was ready to cancel my subscription if they were removing Chris breezy
FUCK STREAMING. BUY C.DS AND BURN WAVS. SOUNDS MUCH BETTER.
Lol get YouTube red it does the same shit but you can listen to every fucking song/videos no ads and YouTube red
Only Black artists censored 🤔
Man this is why I got Apple Music