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Spotify is testing a video Discovery feature

12 days ago   |   By Pocket-lint

It seems that Spotify might be testing a new Discover feature with some users seeing as TikTok style video feed in the Spotify app. According to some reports, users are seeing scrollable vertical videos within the app as part of a new user interface for the app that includes a Discover button at the bottom alongside your library, search and home buttons. This test was spotted by product designer Chris Messina, who saw the extra button when using the beta version of the Spotify app: Not only that, Spotify Discover is basically a pared down version of a TikTok-style feed of vertical music...
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Spotify trials a TikTok-like vertical feed for discovering new music

Spotify trials a TikTok-like vertical feed for discovering new music

12 days ago   |   By Engadget

Spotify is testing a new feature called Discover that lets users scroll through a feed of vertical videos and skip or like them, much as you do on TikTok, TechCrunch has reported. The feature was spotted in the latest version of Spotify's beta iOS TestFlight build by Chris Messina, who tweeted that it appeared as a fourth icon in Spotify's iOS toolbar. Discover looks to be a way for users to find new music in an intuitive, rapid way, by swiping up and down to move through the feed. You can tap on a heart to like the song, or hit the three-dot menu to bring up Spotify's standard information...
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Spotify becomes latest to experiment with a TikTok-style video feed

Spotify becomes latest to experiment with a TikTok-style video feed

12 days ago   |   By The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
Spotify is testing a new TikTok-style video feed in its beta iOS app that shows fullscreen video clips as songs are played, TechCrunch reports. The feature was first spotted by Chris Messina , who posted a video of the feed in action. When available, the video feed is accessible from a new fourth tab in the navigation bar labelled “Discover.” Individual tracks can then be liked as you scroll through the feed, and there's also a three dot menu icon to bring up options for each song.
Spotify confirmed the test in a statement provided to TechCrunch...
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