Spotify Acquires Tunigo Discovery App

spotify acquires tunigo, music apps, social media, social networks, Spotify has acquired Tunigo, a Swedish startup that builds a popular Spotify music-discovery app, the company confirmed today.

(The deal was first reported by AllThingsD.)

Spotify declined to say whether those apps would be shut down. But the Tunigo staff will stay on as part of Spotify.

“We are excited to add their music discovery expertise to the team over here,” said Graham James, a spokesman for Spotify.

Tunigo’s app was one of the first to launch with Spotify as a platform. Users can launch Tunigo from within Spotify, but it’s also available as a free-standing app for iOS or Android.

Spotify, while highly valued by investors, has worked to improve its discovery features.

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