Spotify has been accused of being sexist and ageist following a Mother's Day tweet asking followers to share how they'd explain the music streaming service to their moms.
The tweet, which has since been deleted, was met with a wave of criticism soon after the message was posted.
— Paul Van Slembrou... (@ptvan) May 9, 2015
— Sean Markey (@seanmarkey) May 9, 2015
— Jessie Newman (@RainbowThyme) May 8, 2015
— M Rae (@DeathOfPeas) May 8, 2015
The original tweet from Spotify read: "Ahead of #MothersDay, how would you explain Spotify to your mom? There could be free Spotify Premium in it for her!"
It was accompanied by a picture imagining said conversation between said mother and child reading: "It's music that's in the cloud…no, not that kind of cloud…"