Soundcloud has partnered with Instagram to allow users to use their instagrams as album art or playlist cover images. “We’re the largest audio platform and they’re the largest photo platform. It’s cool to tie them together” says SoundCloud CEO Alex Ljung. This partnership fills a niche left in Soundcloud because many b-sides and remixes do not have accompanying album art. The end goal of this partnership is to eventually allow users to select music to pair with their Instagram video; however this is a long way from development.
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