In the awaken of the Facebook-Spotify tie-up, perhaps you have found yourself censoring exactly what songs you enjoy on Spotify so your Facebook friends can’t see?

You can now lastly embrace your inner Selena Gomez. Spotify has additional a “private listening” mode to counter complaints about the automated sharing of playlists on Facebook.

“We’re moving out a latest client these days where you can temporarily hide your guilty joys. It functions just like a browsers private mode,” tweeted Daniel Ek, CEO and founding father of Spotify (pictured left with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg).
“We consider it ‘private listening’ and you are able to find it in the Spotify/File menu and toggle it on/off,” he added.
To permit the feature, you’ll have to upgrade your desktop client to the newest version of Spotify. Then click Spotify/File on the menu bar and choose “Private Listening.” Spotify will certainly quit sharing that which you listen to until you power it down or till the next time you log on, a speaker from Spotify explained.

“Many of our users have informed us that they just like to share what they are listening to, but additionally want an simple way to hide their occasional responsible pleasures,” the spokewoman said.
A week ago, Spotify obtained a lot of user backlash when it released a partnership with Facebook, which forced new users to sign up through Facebook. In return, Spotify users might share their playlists in their Facebook news feeds; some other music services like Rdio, Slacker, and iheartradio struck similar deals. It was not all not so great for Spotify, which has apparently been adding 250,000 new customers every day.

Launched in the U.S. in July, Spotify provides a free, ad-supported version in addition to two paid options. For $4.99 a month, you can easily enjoy the same content material you get on the free version, sans ads. If you spend $10 a month, you can gain access to all of Spotify’s music, enjoy songs offline, and stream tracks on Spotify’s iPhone and Android applications.