Spotify has launched a new audio experience combining music and talk content. These will have radio-like talk commentary interspersed with full music tracks.
Amazon has acquired the highly coveted podcast.com domain name as well as podcasting.com.
JioSaavn, one of India’s largest music and audio streaming service, has shared that the service has clocked a 200x increase in its podcast catalog since 2019.
Spotify is testing a new Polls feature that allows podcasters to engage with their audience. While in preview, the feature is available on select podcasts.
Podcasts are available on Amazon Music on the web, the Amazon Music app on iOS and Android as well as on Amazon Echo devices for all tiers of Amazon’s subscription service.
As part of its Spotify for Podcasters initiative launched last year, Spotify has launched a new video series to share best practices and pro tips with podcasters.
For podcasts, Google is currently running a podcast ads pilot with AdSense partners to explore podcast monetization solutions.
This addition will allow podcasters to format and organize their show notes that will make them even cleaner and more intuitive for their audience.
The company’s goal is now to evolve its audio offerings and to chart a sustainable course for high-quality, immersive audio journalism.
As part of the partnership, Gaana’s 150 million monthly active users will have direct access to the 69,000+ podcasts hosted and distributed by Libsyn.