“Critics slam Spotify for using ‘Facebook playbook’ on Joe Rogan controversy”
Tuesday, February 1, 2022, By Lily Datz
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JM Grygiel, associate professor of communications in the Newhouse School, was quoted in The Hill story “Critics slam Spotify for using ‘Facebook playbook’ on Joe Rogan controversy.” Grygiel, an expert on social media and emerging technology, said that Spotify’s response to the Joe Rogan podcast debate is representative of the “Facebook playbook,” meaning the company is taking a step back from responsibility in monitoring content on the platform. Grygiel believes this is a weak strategy, however, since Spotify’s business model is completely different from various social media companies.