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Spotify adds a built-in podcast playlist creation tool, 'Your Episodes'

  • TechCrunch
  • 1 week ago
  • Spotify launched a new feature designed to give podcast listeners a new way to organize and save content they want to listen to at a later time or keep their favorite episodes bookmarked for easy access.
  • The feature, called “Your Episodes,” lets you bookmark individual episodes from any podcast, which are then added a new “Your Episodes” playlist.
  • This playlist is found pinned to the top of Your Library in the Music Playlist and Podcast Episodes tabs, says Spotify.
  • The company says the new feature is rolling out starting today on iOS and Android to both Free users and Premium subscribers in all markets where podcasts are available.
Spotify adds a built-in podcast playlist creation tool, 'Your Episodes'

Spotify to buy podcast ad company Megaphone for $235 million

  • CNBC
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Spotify is making yet another podcast acquisition. The company has entered into an agreement to acquire ad tech company Megaphone in a $235 million deal.
  • The companies declined to say whether the deal was in cash, stock or a mix of both. Spotify shares were down more than 5% Tuesday morning.
  • Megaphone offers technology for podcast publishers and advertisers seeking targeted slots on podcasts. It offers podcast hosting, distribution and ad-insertion tools for podcast publishers like ESPN and the Wall Street Journal, and advertisers can use the company’s technology to find audiences across the podcast content of those publishers.
  • The deal should give advertisers more scale in terms of who they can reach on Spotify and let podcast publishers opt-in to have their shows monetized.
Spotify to buy podcast ad company Megaphone for $235 million

Looks like Spotify is considering a subscription service for podcasts

  • Gizmodo
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Spotify appears to be toying with the idea of launching a subscription package for its podcast content where users would pay a monthly fee to listen to original shows or exclusive episodes.
  • Not to be confused with its existing ad-less paid tier, Spotify Premium, this would be a separate subscription fee solely for podcasts.
Looks like Spotify is considering a subscription service for podcasts
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