- Snapchat users can now share on the platform what they're listening to on Spotify.
- With the new integration, taking a song, playlist, artist, or album from Spotify will turn it into a widget on Snapchat that is clickable and easy to share.
- Here's how you can use the newest integration to share your favorite music with your Snapchat friends, add a soundtrack to the Snaps you send, and listen to the music that your friends post.
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Snapchat has finally added Spotify into its platform, playing catch-up more than a year after Instagram added a feature making it even easier to share music from the streaming giant.
Since the beginning of September, Snapchat has been rolling out a new integration onto its platform that makes it easier to share with friends the songs, playlists, or podcasts you've been listening to. Music is a key player in the world of social media — just look at the popularity of streaming services and music-based apps like TikTok — and Snapchat has finally taken some notice.
Instagram integrated music into Stories — which ironically, it copied from Snapchat — well over a year ago, and users have taken advantage of it to share their favorite songs or what track symbolizes their current mood. With Snapchat, the new Spotify integration works with not only songs, but playlists, podcasts, artists, and albums.
Here's how to use the Spotify widget to share what you're listening to with your friends on Snapchat:
The process of adding a song from Spotify to your Snapchat is incredibly simple once you know what you're doing. If you click on the three dots in the top-right corner of what you're listening to …
The process for adding something that's not a single song or podcast episode is also relatively simple. Again, by clicking on the three dots in the top-right corner …
You'll know that the attachment is successful when the paper clip icon has a white background, signaling there's a URL attached to the photo. You can then send your creation to Snapchat friends or post on your Story.
The action will automatically trigger Snapchat to open Spotify. So as long as you have both apps downloaded on your phone, you should only have to click "open app" to switch over …
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