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BlueBadgerGirl
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Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

A guy I dated  is following my music playlists and I can't figure out how to delete or block him. Seems like no big deal but he's a psycho and it creeps me out that he has any connection to me. HELP

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Re: Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

Re-create your playlist and make it non-public.

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mrjones37
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Registered: ‎08-02-2013

Re: Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

I have a similar problem. What about the "star" playlist?

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FonjaRaltin
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Registered: ‎20-02-2013

Re: Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

I have the same problem! They can not only follow a specific list, they can also follow the whole profile!? So when I put a new song in one of my "secret" lists he knows because it shows on my profile (Recent Activity) what song and when I added it.

 

Secret playlist does not help and "Private Session"  turns off all the time.... annoying as hell!

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rubix
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Registered: ‎23-02-2013

Re: Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

My psycho ex is doing the exact same thing. There used to be a way you could block someone from your profile. He is already blocked on facebook and spotify just updated me to the newest version and now i know that he has been following me for months! Its truly creepy and there is no option to block him, please help! I don't want to have to permenantly listen to music in private! :(

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JadeMagpie
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Registered: ‎04-03-2013

Re: Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

This is happening to me too. My ex has begun cyber stalking me every way he can. Recently he e-mailed me using my recently played list as an excuse to contact me. I block him every time it comes up - but this guy has contacted friends of mine via e-mail and it disturbs me that he's keeping tabs on me. I suppose my music listening history is rather begnin information - but I wouldn't be shocked if he found some way to use it in an inappropriate way to contact me.

 

We should have the option to report and/or ban certain followers without completely shutting down sharing.

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Re: Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

Hey :) 

 

For anyone having this issue, and would like the ability to block/remove followers, I would suggest you add your kudos and comments to this topic over on the ideas exchange which suggests that functionality be added. 

 

Peter

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sanchipoo
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Registered: ‎03-04-2013

Re: Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

I think it's rather irresponsible of Spotify not to have this functionality.

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EasyG0ing1
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Registered: ‎04-04-2013

Re: Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

Same problem - ex girlfriend now has some idea about what im doing and what im listening to at any given moment (she is blocked in facebook) and I have to see her every time I click on "Followers" ... its disturbing, creepy, annoying and completely ruins any good mood i might be in from the misic I listen to.

 

PLEASE GIVE US BLOCKING ABILITY OR JUST USE OUR FACEBOOK BLOCK LIST!!!!

 

PRETTY PLEASE? .... 

 

Thank you

Michael
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Kurren123
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Registered: ‎07-04-2013

Re: Help: How do I block or delete a follower from my Spotify? ie: a psycho Ex?

Same problem, I dont want to associate spotify with my ex!!!

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