Spotify is testing a new feature called Jump In that would let its free mobile users get on-demand features in certain playlist, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation. Spotify would roll back its shuffle-only mandate on the free tier — at least partially — allowing mobile users to choose what song they want to listen to in select playlists.
That would be a substantial improvement for free users, who currently have to hope shuffle algorithm works in their favor if they want to hear a certain song in a playlist or album. Spotify is considering rolling out the feature in the next few weeks, but will have to deal with its music industry partners first.
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