'You're making me blind': The Internet doesn't love Spotify's new color

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Not long ago, the common refrain was that "you can't please everyone all the time." These days, you can't please anyone for any amount of time about anything.

Take, for example, reactions to the slight adjustment Spotify has made to the color of its icon. "As much as we got used to the old 'broccoli' green," wrote the company's design team in a blog post, "we felt that the dreary brand palette was desperate for an upgrade. It was time to give it a little refresh and make sure it goes well with our vibrant new color palette."

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'You're making me blind': The Internet doesn't love Spotify's new color
Daniel Ek, CEO of Spotify, speaks to reporters at a news conference on May 20, 2015 in New York. Streaming leader Spotify on Wednesday announced an entry into video and original content, hoping to expand its reach beyond music. Spotify, by far the largest company in the booming streaming industry, said it was updating its platform to support videos and would offer news and other non-music content provided by major media companies. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Daniel Ek, CEO and Founder of Spotify, speaks at a media event announcing updates to the music streaming application Spotify on May 20, 2015 in New York City. The latest updates include the ability to stream video content, podcasts and radio programs as well as original songs for the application. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Rochelle King, VP Global User Experience and Design, Spotify speaks onstage at Spotify Press Announcement on May 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify)
D'Angelo (L), American R&B and neo soul singer-songwriter, plays for reporters at a Spotify news conference May 20, 2015 in New York. Streaming leader Spotify on Wednesday announced an entry into video and original content, hoping to expand its reach beyond music. Spotify, by far the largest company in the booming streaming industry, said it was updating its platform to support videos and would offer news and other non-music content provided by major media companies. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Daniel Ek, Founder and CEO, Spotify speaks onstage at Spotify Press Announcement on May 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Musician D'Angelo (L) plays a private concert at a media event announcing updates to the music streaming application Spotify on May 20, 2015 in New York City. The latest updates include the ability to stream video content, podcasts and radio programs as well as original songs for the application. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
Daniel Ek, CEO of Spotify, speaks to reporters at a news conference on May 20, 2015 in New York. Streaming leader Spotify on Wednesday announced an entry into video and original content, hoping to expand its reach beyond music. Spotify, by far the largest company in the booming streaming industry, said it was updating its platform to support videos and would offer news and other non-music content provided by major media companies. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Gustav Söderström, Chief Product Officer, Spotify speaks onstage at Spotify Press Announcement on May 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Musician D'Angelo plays a private concert at a media event announcing updates to the music streaming application Spotify on May 20, 2015 in New York City. The latest updates include the ability to stream video content, podcasts and radio programs as well as original songs for the application. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Daniel Ek, CEO and Founder of Spotify, speaks at a media event announcing updates to the music streaming application Spotify on May 20, 2015 in New York City. The latest updates include the ability to stream video content, podcasts and radio programs as well as original songs for the application. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Rochelle King, vice president of user experience and design of Spotify, speaks at a media event announcing updates to the music streaming application Spotify on May 20, 2015 in New York City. The latest updates include the ability to stream video content, podcasts and radio programs as well as original songs for the application. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 20: Daniel Ek, Founder and CEO, Spotify speaks onstage at Spotify Press Announcement on May 20, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Spotify)
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Designer Tobias van Schneider was excited about it earlier today, posting to Twitter: "So much green talk today, thinking about getting a green juice for dinner now. So inspired!" He also posted this, which gives a look at the new color:

Spotify's sunny outlook on its new, more forest-rooted tone is in direct contrast to many online, who are in open revolted against the color.

"Spotify icon looks like... a colorblind person made it," Reddit user amemut posted.

"Holy F**K why did they make the new Spotify icon so gross looking," one Tumblr user mused.

"You're making me blind," another wrote.

And on, and on. The reactions seem a little dramatic perhaps, considering the end result is simply a different colored button that doesn't even physically exist. We'll have to keep wondering; a request to interview van Schneider about the new color -- what's it called? -- and the overblown reaction to it was refused by Spotify.

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