Spotify Acquires Harmful Content Shooter

Audio-streaming service Spotify Technology SA has acquired Kinzen, a firm that helps in identifying harmful content.

Kinzen’s acquisition is part of Spotify’s efforts to deal with harmful content on its service.

Spotify saw a backlash earlier this year over “The Joe Rogan Experience,” in which the podcaster was accused of spreading misinformation about COVID-19.

Dublin-based Kinzen has been working with Spotify since 2020. Kinzen has expanded to include targeting misinformation, disinformaton and hate speech.

The deal’s terms were not disclosed

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