“Creating a More Personal, Social Experience on Spotify” — Part 2Part 2: Bringing Social back to Spotify MobileMarket Research: Inboxes Across Apps
Tons of applications have inboxes and messaging centers. For applications whose main purpose is not just messaging, they have added an Inbox entry point either on the top of the home page or as a tab in the bottom navigation bar.
Song Receiving as Music Discovery
From the Ringer article “A Requiem for the Spotify Inbox”, author Peters postulates Spotify’s removal of their inbox could, “afford the company greater control over music discovery through its own playlists — RapCaviar, New Music Friday, ‘Warm Fuzzy Feeling’ — leveraging greater hit-making power