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Anyone having issues with spotify?

Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 7:30 pm
by downfader
Just logged in today to find that all my followers on there have been deleted (or unfollowed me simultaneously - which seems unlikely since this happened overnight). Kind of disheartening. :roll:

Anyone else experiencing this?

Re: Anyone having issues with spotify?

Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 5:58 am
by BURN-ADDiCT
I had a different problem; I found a lot of songs I don't know, in my library.
Even my "most played albums" showed artists I've never heard of.

I contacted Spotify and they advised towards changing passwords and removing the apps that I log into with Spotify. Even after doing that, I still had some of these problems for a while, but it has stopped now.

Re: Anyone having issues with spotify?

Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 3:45 pm
by downfader
BURN-ADDiCT wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 5:58 am
I had a different problem; I found a lot of songs I don't know, in my library.
Even my "most played albums" showed artists I've never heard of.

I contacted Spotify and they advised towards changing passwords and removing the apps that I log into with Spotify. Even after doing that, I still had some of these problems for a while, but it has stopped now.
Some people I know have had that happen too. I'm told there is a payola thing going on, maybe people pay spoti to get put in your rotation?

Re: Anyone having issues with spotify?

Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 7:35 pm
by BURN-ADDiCT
downfader wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 3:45 pm
Some people I know have had that happen too. I'm told there is a payola thing going on, maybe people pay spoti to get put in your rotation?
That actually makes sense. It's a bit annoying for me as an end user, even more as an artist trying to get recognized.

I wonder now how many of these streaming services do that kinda thing