Baby Shark to Barracuda: Analyzing Children’s Music Listening Behavior

  title={Baby Shark to Barracuda: Analyzing Children’s Music Listening Behavior},
  author={Lawrence Spear and Ashlee Milton and Garrett Allen and Amifa Raj and Michael Green and Michael D. Ekstrand and Maria Soledad Pera},
  journal={Proceedings of the 15th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems},
Music is an important part of childhood development, with online music listening platforms being a significant channel by which children consume music. Children’s offline music listening behavior has been heavily researched, yet relatively few studies explore how their behavior manifests online. In this paper, we use data from LastFM 1 Billion and the Spotify API to explore online music listening behavior of children, ages 6–17, using education levels as lenses for our analysis. Understanding… 

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