Spotify Fact-Checked 2017’s Hit Songs, Looking for Fake News

Fun partnership with The New York Times

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Spotify is all about crunching data for ads lately. For a recent paid post in The New York Times, it went beyond listener data—and used other research to “fact check,” in a fun way, the biggest hit songs of 2017, to see how much fake news was in them.

@nudd Tim Nudd is a former creative editor of Adweek.