The Sweden-based company had 422 million users at the end of the first quarter of 2022, making it by far the world's most frequented audio platform.
Young's criticism come a day after Spotify CEO Daniel Ek told his staff that while he condemned the slurs used by Joe Rogan, the company would not be silencing him.
The music-streaming pioneer bought two podcasting companies, Gimlet and Anchor.
The music streaming service, launched in 2008, has become the biggest such company in the world, available in more than 60 countries.
Despite its 100 million users and 50 million paid subscribers, Spotify loses money. The deal will nudge its free users to pay up.
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