Spotify continues to remove episodes from their platform. Some feature controversial figures, others have been removed with no explanation.
It’s a gamble that Spotify investors have been waiting to pay off and it’s looking like it may be about to in 2021 and beyond.
Expanding the reach of podcast advertisers, Spotify’s new audio advertising marketplace puts everything in one place.
According to Spotify latest earnings calls, the number of podcasts on the platform was 2.2 million as of the end of 2020.
Powered by Spotify’s Streaming Ad Insertion (SAI), podcast ads are now available to UK advertisers across their original and exclusive titles.
Spotify is putting a spotlight on Black culture for Black History Month with playlists, podcasts and more.
Take a dive into audiobooks such as Frankenstein, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, The Awakening, Cane, Persuasion and more read by familiar voices on Spotify.
Rumours suggest Apple are also planning a premium podcast subscription to rival efforts from Amazon, SiriusXM and Spotify’s unannounced potential premium podcast plan.
After adding the feature to the US around a year ago, Spotify extends support for voice controlled podcasts on Alexa-enabled devices to 11 more countries.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have joined Spotify’s growing podcast empire, announcing that they’ve signed a multi-year deal alongside launching their own audio production company Archewell Audio.