Mic WrightReporter, TNW
Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy. Mic Wright is a journalist specialising in technology, music and popular culture. He lives in Dublin. He is on Twitter at @brokenbottleboy.
There’s a real battle among music streaming services to stand out in the post-Apple Music, still-laughing-at-Tidal world. Spotify’s latest move is bringing a weekly personalized playlist into the mix. Now Deezer’s doing it with If This Then That (IFTTT) integration.
The music subscription service will now allow users to hook up their accounts to IFTTT’s automation service and build recipes that trigger actions based on their listening habits.
Examples include: automatically sharing a track via Facebook or Twitter when you favorite it in the Deezer app, changing your device’s wallpaper to match your current most listened album’s artwork, and adding artists to your playlist if you tweet about them with a specific hashtag.
IFTTT hooks into a huge number of apps and services, so there are lots of things you can do with the new hook up. If you’re someone who lives and breathes music, and happens to love Deezer, this is great news.
➤ Deezer [IFTTT]
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