Freemium

Spotify to Reportedly Cut ‘Freemium’ to Three Months

Multiple sources familiar with the matter have told Digital Music News that Spotify may soon be discontinuing its unlimited freemium access plan and will be limiting its free, ad-supported access to just three months. Spotify however is reportedly "disinterested in curtailing freemium at all", and has advanced the idea that its freemium-to-premium migration path is working, the sources...

Apple, Google and Amazon Have Agreed to Remove the Word ‘Free’ from Apps

Apple, Google and Amazon have reached an agreement that allows them to avoid fines for allegedly misleading people in the European Union. According to The Wall Street Journal, the three U.S. companies have agreed to remove the word ‘free’ from apps that may require payments or in-app purchases once people start using them. The report notes that...