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Spotify adds 1.4 million Facebook users since integration


Spotify has authorised 1.4 million new users via Facebook in the last seven days after announcing a new tie-in with Facebook at the company's f8 conference.

The move, which meant new Spotify users had to have a Facebook account in order to sign-up, was criticised in some quarters.

These new figures, reported by AppData, which monitors app authorisations on Facebook, show impressive growth since the tie-in.

The Spotify app on Facebook now has 1.3m daily active users and 5.6m monthly active users.

As the figures only count people who authorise the app, they're not a complete picture of Spotify usage but certainly give an early indication that the move has propelled Spotify further in to the mainstream.

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Joe Cox
Content Director

Joe is Content Director for Specialist Tech at Future and was previously the Global Editor-in-Chief of What Hi-Fi?. He has worked on What Hi-Fi? across print and online for more than 15 years, writing news, reviews and features. He has covered product launch events across the world, from Apple to Technics, Sony and Samsung, reported from CES, the Bristol Show and Munich High End for many years, and provided comment for sites such as the BBC and the Guardian. In his spare time he enjoys playing records and cycling (not at the same time).