Spotify is updating its Premium Family plan with better parental controls. The company announced a new Explicit Content Filter, which gives parents the ability to block songs and podcasts with bad words and inappropriate content.
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Even though Spotify's Premium Family plan has been around for years, it hasn't included a way for parents to control the content their kids are listening to until now. The company admits that "these parental controls are a long-requested feature." Duh.
In addition to the new parental controls, the company is also adding a few other features to the Premium Family plan, including Family Mix, which is a playlist "the whole family enjoys." It's basically a way for families to share their favorite songs with each other.
If you're already a Premium Family plan subscriber, expect an email when the update becomes available this fall.