The Spotify community is not used nearly as much as it should be, considering how many millions of listeners use the service.
You say you need numbers to implement new features, but you don't have immediate access to any community forum in the app, like Steam does for instance.
You should also make an easier polling option, that enables users to for example see polls suggesting ideas or similar on the side of the page and vote, instead of having to sift through hundreds of posts to find what they're looking for, and also having the option to click on a community tab when using spotify, or even having a polling tab in the app. The voting system you have now isn't any good, and the community grows stagnant, because whenever someone posts similar posts instead of taking into account how many times the same post has been posted, you just redirect to old suggestions that you never did anything with.
It's not relevant to link to a discussion posted in 2012 just because it's the same topic, because the post is too old.
Updated on 2020-01-11
Your idea has been submitted a while ago but unfortunately hasn't gathered enough kudos (100 per year). In order to keep an overview of the active and recent ideas in this forum, we will have to close this idea for now. However, this does not mean that your idea has been rejected by Spotify.
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