You still can’t block followers on Spotify, and users are not happy

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Spotify’s social features are what set the streaming giant apart from its competition, but now, those same features are the root of a very real problem: harassment.

As reported by BuzzFeed this week, unlike other social media platforms, Spotify does not allow its users to block followers from viewing account activity — which has created a new avenue for abuse and intimidation. 

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The piece shares a story from Meghan, a 26-year-old who has been excessively targeted by someone from a previous relationship. 

Spotify did remove the messaging feature in 2017, but the activity feed that shows followers what music you’re listening to remains.  Read more…

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