Spotify is reorganizing its app to better separate podcasts and music/
Spotify is reorganizing its app – Spotify has been performing on a new design for its home tab that will create separate feeds for your music and your podcasts. the corporate says it’ s part of an effort to give you more and better recommendations, but it also addresses a standard criticism of the Spotify experience: with every kind of audio smushed together in the app, it can sometimes be hard to work out.
The new home feed
The new home feed, which is rolling out now for Android users and is coming to iOS“ within the near future,” actually doesn’ t look that different initially glance. But up at the highest of the screen are two new buttons: one for Music and one for Podcasts& Shows. Tapping one among those will take you into separate feeds. Music will show you suggestions supported what you’ ve been listening to, while Podcasts& Shows will surface the newest episodes of your kesukaan shows plus recommendations for new ones. They’ re not such a lot new home screens as new filters for your home screen.( I’ d rather just have them be separate tabs altogether, but I’ ll take what I can get.)
The change looks particularly useful
The change looks particularly useful for podcast listeners, since it turns Spotify into something much closer to an actual podcast app. It’ s been oddly difficult so far to just open Spotify and find a podcast to listen to; Spotify mostly chose to intermingle podcasts and music, relegating your podcast feed to a playlist called“ New Episodes.” the corporate seems to be endlessly redesigning its Library page, but the house screen has stayed largely the same in recent years.
Now podcasts are far more front and center
Now podcasts are far more front and center, which may be a win for listeners but also an indication of how important podcasts are to Spotify. because the company looks desperately for ways to make money from audio, it’s invested heavily in becoming the biggest podcasting player on the market. It’ s making an enormous push into video, too, which also figures to be the type of feature that needs a dedicated ruang in the app.( And let’ s not even get into audiobooks, which are an entire different sort of audio product and will be even harder to integrate into Spotify.)
Part of Spotify’ s whole plan to dominate audio has been to bring everything— from music to books to podcasts to live audio— all into a single place. That’ s a difficult UI problem, and one the corporate hasn’ t always gotten right. during this case, it’s like giving things their own ruang is the right call. And it gives Spotify lots and much of new ways to try to get you listening to Joe Rogan and the rest of its pods.