August 14, 2022

What you need to know

  • Spotify is testing a new section on its mobile app where you’ll be able to see what your Facebook friends are currently listening to.
  • “Community” is the mobile version of Spotify’s long-time desktop feature called Friend Activity.
  • The testing is currently accessible only via the Safari browser on iOS.

Spotify has long had a social feature that allows you to share playlists with Facebook friends and see what they’re currently listening to in return, but it’s only been available on the desktop app. Mobile users may soon be able to give it a shot as well.

Spotify is preparing to roll out a mobile version of its desktop app’s Friend Activity sidebar. According to TechCrunch (opens in new tab), the company is currently testing a feature called “Community” that will allow you to track your friends’ music sessions in real time.