“I think the potential for people to build a business on the Spotify platform will happen over time,” (Charlie Hellman, director of Spotify Product Development) said. “This is day one, really, of us transitioning from being an app to being a platform.
How can anyone build a business on top of Spotify, which consists mostly of users who don’t pay? And will users who do pay be willing to pay again for an application?
…we’d have to be talking about one charming motherfuckin’ app.