Spotify’s new feature keeps Peppa Pig off your heavy metal playlist
spotify music A new curated feature is rolling out that will reduce the influence of other playlists on your recommendations.
It’s called exclude from your taste profile, and According to the announcement (opens in a new tab)to ensure that your own playlists are not overwhelmed with “inappropriate songs and artists” [your] listening habits” or feeling out of place. For example, users can block their children’s music from appearing in their heavy metal/trap mix playlist if they have a family plan” or white noise dominates [their] Discovery Weekly. Doing so tells Spotify which playlist should be less influential; ultimately giving you a more personalized experience.
The basic principle
Other reports for this feature (opens in a new tab) Disclosing additional details that did not appear in the initial announcement; thanks to a Spotify representative, we were able to confirm all of this. Changes excluded from your taste profile are applied “retroactively” in that it prevents “past and future listenings” of the playlist from affecting your own music. This means that even if you’re willing to listen to music from a playlist you don’t like, your recommendations won’t be affected. But it’s favorite songs that will influence your taste profile.
Spotify will select favorite songs from excluded playlists, “recommended with future in mind,” for one’s Discover Weekly or Blend collection. So pay attention to what you or others in your family plan like on the platform, or those tracks will bleed. Also, exclusions from your Taste profile only apply to playlists — you can’t block individual albums or songs.
Exclude from your Taste Profile will be available starting today in the Android, iOS, desktop app and web browser versions of Spotify. Be sure to keep an eye out for updates when they arrive on your device. To enable the feature, select the three dots at the top of the playlist, and in that menu, Exclude from your flavor profile will appear. If you change your mind, follow the same steps again to disable the feature.
2023 will be an interesting year for Spotify, as the update comes during a particularly quiet time for the platform.a few weeks ago Company announces layoffs About 600 employees, similar to other large tech companies. around that time, rumors started to spread The monthly membership fee will increase from $9.99 to $10.99. Of course, nothing is confirmed, but considering similar price increases have been seen elsewhere, this worst-case scenario is likely.
Speaking of which, a must see TechRadar’s list of the best music streaming services If you’re considering ditching Spotify.