Knowing Me, Knowing You: Datafication on Music Streaming Platforms

Prey, R. 2018 (Accepted/In press) Musik und Big Data. Ahlers, M., Grünewald-Schukalla, L., Lücke, M. & Rauch, M. (eds.). Wiesbaden: Springer VS

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This chapter explores how data is collected and used to personalise the listening experience on contemporary streaming platforms. Focusing on Spotify’s ‘Discover Weekly’ feature and on the growing importance of context-aware recommendation systems, the chapter concludes by looking at some of the wider implications of ‘datafication’ for the future of music consumption and discovery.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMusik und Big Data
EditorsMichael Ahlers, L. Grünewald-Schukalla, M. Lücke, M. Rauch
Place of PublicationWiesbaden
PublisherSpringer VS
StateAccepted/In press - 2018


  • Music, Big Data, Datafication, Streaming, Platforms, Spotify

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