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Facebook, Spotify, and Apple are all prioritizing podcasts. What’s behind the recent emphasis?

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After watching Amazon, Facebook, and Google get hammered by critics — and encouraging it when convenient — Apple gets its turn under the bright lights

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The Cheater’s Guide to Spotify

Search engine optimized accounts that publish hundreds of nearly identical tracks rake in streams and profits

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General Intelligence

‘Spotify wants machine-made music the same way Uber wants self-driving cars’

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The Cheater’s Guide to Spotify

The platform is filled with search-optimized spammers, and there’s no end in sight

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The Cheater’s Guide to Spotify

Users like Wali Da Great are growing infamous for tricking streaming listeners with falsified metadata

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It’s just the latest trick in a long history of hacking digital music services to promote your own songs

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A set of powerful algorithms use your music and your personal details to shape your entire listening experience

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‘They spin, buffer, and refresh endlessly, searching for something that isn’t out there’

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