Breaking: After Complaints About Joe Rogan – Spotify Announces New Rules on Covid 19 Discussion

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The streaming platform Spotify appears to be caving under pressure from leftists.

Liberals are mostly enraged by Joe Rogan, who is the country’s most popular podcast host with an average of 11 million listeners per episode. This is far more viewers than networks like CNN and MSNBC combined.

CNN recorded over a million viewers in its primetime slots in 2021 while MSNBC averaged 1.53 million.

In response to liberal outrage and numerous boycotts, Spotify announced that it will be making some changes.

The platform will begin attaching a ridiculous warning label to content that is triggering liberals.

There will be a “content advisory to any podcast episode that includes a discussion about COVID-19.”

The platform is also creating a “coronavirus information hub.”

Spotify will also begin “testing” new ways about how they can “raise awareness around what’s acceptable” and “help creators understand their accountability.”

Here’s the statement released by Spotify via Daily Wire:

“We have had rules in place for many years but admittedly, we haven’t been transparent around the policies that guide our content more broadly. This, in turn, led to questions around their application to serious issues including COVID-19,” CEO Daniel Ek wrote on Sunday. “Based on the feedback over the last several weeks, it’s become clear to me that we have an obligation to do more to provide balance and access to widely-accepted information from the medical and scientific communities guiding us through this unprecedented time. These issues are incredibly complex.”

Today we are publishing our long-standing Platform Rules. These policies were developed by our internal team in concert with a number of outside experts and are updated regularly to reflect the changing safety landscape. These are rules of the road to guide all of our creators—from those we work with exclusively to those whose work is shared across multiple platforms. You can now find them on our newsroom, and they’ll live permanently on the main Spotify website. They are being localized into various languages to help our users understand how Spotify assesses all content on our platform.

We are working to add a content advisory to any podcast episode that includes a discussion about COVID-19. This advisory will direct listeners to our dedicated COVID-19 Hub, a resource that provides easy access to data-driven facts, up-to-date information as shared by scientists, physicians, academics and public health authorities around the world, as well as links to trusted sources. This new effort to combat misinformation will roll out to countries around the world in the coming days. To our knowledge, this content advisory is the first of its kind by a major podcast platform.

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We will also begin testing ways to highlight our Platform Rules in our creator and publisher tools to raise awareness around what’s acceptable and help creators understand their accountability for the content they post on our platform. This is in addition to the terms that creators and publishers agree to governing their use of our services.

Democrat President Joe Biden’s administration has also pushed for social media companies to take action against Rogan as Surgeon General Vivek Murthy advocated for during an MSNBC appearance last week.

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