Spotify has processes in place to monitor the validity the stream count associated with a piece of content. While marketing efforts could cause a spike in streaming patterns, it is important to note that Spotify discourages the use of any promotion service that offers to guarantee streams in return for money. These services should not be used and such uses will put the content at risk of removal. Click here to view their guide of proper ways to promote content.
Should content be flagged for abnormal streaming, we will communicate the information and act as your liaison between the service directly. In the even that you believe this flag to be an error, you will be required to submit detailed records regarding any marketing campaigns utilized.
Click here to view our FAQ regarding how abnormal streaming patterns could impact the status of your Stem account.