Netflix lets users adjust playback speed but not everyone’s happy about it

Netflix have begun rolling out a feature that lets you watch shows faster or slower with playback speed controls. The new playback speed controls allows subscribers to quickly switch between 0.5x, 0.75x, 1x, 1.25x and…

Facebook launches Music Videos this weekend, connecting artists and fans like never before

Facebook is getting music videos this weekend so that social media users can listen to the latest from their favourite artists in their news feed and discover what their friends are listening to. Facebook has…

Are Spotify experimenting with music videos?

Rumours lead to Spotify expanding their video content on the app with music videos potentially coming soon. Jane Wong took a dive into the source code of the latest Spotify update and found different options…

Spotify are testing interactive podcast ads

No more remembering promo codes, Spotify will soon provide links to advertiser’s websites with promo automatically activated. The new feature In-App Offers allows podcast creators to embed advertiser’s links into the episode details, making it…

Spotify Group Sessions is the perfect new feature for house parties

Spotify’s newest feature for Premium users, may help you host the best post quarantine house party. Group Sessions allows multiple users to control one music source. Playing, pausing, skipping, adding and rearranging the queue on…

YouTube are prepping a feature for third-party subscriptions from their site

YouTube have told news publishers that they plan to start testing a feature for viewers to subscribe to their content straight from their videos and channels. According to Digiday, YouTube have been in talks with…

Spotify introduce a custom fundraising button for every artist to add

Spotify have launched Artist Fundraising Pick so that artists can add a fundraiser to their profile which fans can donate to. For the last month Spotify having been building a fantastic new addition to their…

YouTube are introducing ‘chapters’ that split videos into skippable segments

YouTube are taking inspiration from that long-forgotten format the DVD for a new feature being rolled out now. Do you remember the button on your old DVD player remote, usually next to the fast forward…

SoundCloud adds Shortcuts to connect artist and fans

SoundCloud have added a new way for artists to connect with their fans on the app with updates. SoundCloud have added artist shortcuts to their mobile apps. With shortcuts, fans will be able to see…

Anchor’s new feature makes podcasting even easier in self-isolation

There are sure to be a lot of podcasts coming in the next few months with more time at home and a LOT to say. One of the world’s favourite podcast-making apps, Anchor, have launched…