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Spotify keeps making it harder for me to listen to music

As the company explores new lines of business, Spotify’s app is getting cluttered and overleveraged

Russell Brandom2:10 PM UTC

Today’s Storystream

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Mitchell Clark35 minutes ago
Who’s behind those deeply upsetting Facebook ads?

Forbes has done a deep-dive into the sometimes explicit and disturbing Facebook and Instagram ads for erotic fiction apps, and the connections those companies have to ByteDance and Tencent.

The piece also looks into how Meta’s failing to uphold its guidelines. Some of the examples in the report are very disturbing, and it’s hard to believe they were ever allowed to run.

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Dan SeifertTwo hours ago
Mimestream is the Mac email app all Gmail users should use.

I’m an inveterate email app switcher — I probably cycle through a different app once a week. But I almost always end up back on Mimestream because it feels like Apple’s own Mail app, but with much better support for Gmail features and keyboard shortcuts.

Kevin Purdy at Ars Technica agrees — he published a guide to Gmail-supporting Mac apps and ranks Mimestream number one. You can read about the others but I’ll just save you time — Mimestream is where it’s at.