Spotify Squelches Hate Content

Under the terms of a new "hate content and hateful conduct" policy announced this Thursday, Spotify will no longer promote R. Kelly's music on any of the streaming service's editorial or algorithmic playlists — including influential playlists like RapCaviar and Discover Weekly. Spotify has decided to also remove Florida rapper XXXTentacion. Over the past several years, R. Kelly has faced lawsuits and reports alleging sexual coercion and abuse of young girls and women — he has denied each of the accusations. Spotify's decision started another debate over who qualified for the ban, The New York Times reports. In a statement, the Swedish company acknowledges that it cannot police everything, and has introduced a "three-pronged reporting system for hate content or hateful conduct."

No corresponding comment

You’ve spoken and we’ve listened! We are excited to announce that the same great knowledge platform that you have come use and love over the years will be going through a rebrand and an upgrade. We believe that all good things don’t come to an end, but only evolve to be better. WikiOmni will now officially be called Knowpia. Please make sure your access is now directed to KNOWPIA.COM from all of your devices. In an effort to enhance the overall user experience, over the course of the next few months you will see a new and improved design layout with value-added features and advancements in functionality. Through extensive research & development, we know you will be happy with the new direction that we are taking to continue our vision to assemble the world’s largest platform of knowledge contributors. We thank you for taking this incredible journey with us!