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Spotify announces Spotify Kids, a version with appropriate songs for children

In a world where we have the music we want at the click of a click, in which the "Explicit" label accompanies a good part of the current releases, it may be difficult to separate the grain from the straw when putting songs to the smallest (especially if we rely on algorithms and automatic reproductions). So that parents can enjoy greater peace of mind, Spotify has announced the arrival of Spotify Kids, that by name we can already get an idea of ??what it is.

It is a independent app of the popular music service that be integrated into the Family Plan Spotify, so it will not be an extra expense for those who have such a subscription.

The Spotify Kids app has "singalongs", soundtracks and stories; all manually selected by a team

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The algorithms are very good when it comes to recommending new music, but on this occasion Spotify has preferred to designate a team to manually select the content that conform the Spotify Kids catalog; probably so that no unwanted clues slip.

Speaking of content, from Spotify they claim that the app is full of «Singalongs» (songs to sing), soundtracks and stories so that the little ones can explore both alone or accompanied by an adult.

In addition, being included in the Family Plan, the application will be advertising free which will facilitate even more the use in the younger public.

And precisely, as the "young public" encompasses a generous range of ages, the app allows users Choose between "music for smaller" or "music for older", always within a children's context.

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Similarly, the little ones can use their own account on Spotify Kids and with it explore playlists created especially for them based on what they usually hear. It will also be possible to reproduce all the content no internet connection (previous download), but this option will only be available on iOS during its launch.

Then, the application will have details kids-friendly as an important fan of avatars of drawings own as well as a much simpler interface that the standard Spotify so that the kids can use it without getting lost.

The Kids app will be available from October 30 in its testing phase in Ireland and, according to Spotify, «after expand to other markets in which the Family Plan is available », although its cards are already enabled both in the App Store and in the Google Play.