got an update a few weeks ago, its first visual upgrade since 2008.
Coincidentally, I discovered Last.fm’s update on the same day that I discovered that I can’t use Snapchat on my phone until I update to the latest software.
This information is transferred ("scrobbled") to Last.fm's database either via the music player itself (including, among others Spotify, Deezer, Tidal, and Music Bee) or via a plugin installed into the user's music player.
The data is then displayed on the user's profile page and compiled to create reference pages for individual artists.
One of the things that made so appealing was the minimal, easy to navigate interface of charts and readily accessible information.
The 2015 update is a clunky and trendy eyesore designed to entice the music streaming crowd and the smartphone users. There is now much less information taking up precious screen real estate — the design is now optimized so people can thumbmash the large photos and giant text on their phones.
Last.fm’s functionality is all fucky as well, as is to be expected when a “Beta” is released way too early.
I have toggled the option, signed in several times, closed the app, deleted and reinstalled the app, but still no dice.
My phone is completely online when I am listening to music, yet it still refuses to show activity on