SwoonMe uses avatars and audio for its ‘less superficial’ dating app

A new startup called SwoonMe aims to fix the problem with superficial dating apps, where users primarily make decisions based on how someone looks in their photos. Instead of swiping…

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Facebook officially launches Live Audio Rooms and podcasts in the US

In April, Facebook announced a series of planned investments in new audio products, including a Clubhouse live audio competitor as well as new support for podcasts. Today, Facebook is officially…

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Spotify launches its live audio app and Clubhouse rival, Spotify Greenroom

In March, Spotify announced it was acquiring the company behind the sports-focused audio app Locker Room to help speed its entry into the live audio market. Today, the company is…

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Twitter redesigns its mobile app to make Spaces the center tab

Twitter is updating its app to make its audio chat room feature, Twitter Spaces, a central part of the user experience. Today, the company will begin to roll out to…

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Twitter Spaces to launch publicly next month, may include Spaces-only tweets

Twitter Spaces, the social network’s Clubhouse rival, is working towards a public launch in April, the company announced in comments made in a public Twitter Space audio room on Wednesday….

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Report: social audio app Clubhouse has topped 8 million global downloads

Social audio app Clubhouse has now topped 8 million global downloads, despite still being in a prelaunch, invite-only mode, according to new data released today by mobile data and analytics…

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Apple expands podcasts into 20 new countries

Apple today announced that is expanding the podcasts into 20 additional territories throughout Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Oceania. The new countries are Afghanistan, Maldives, Bosnia…

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Spotify expects to reach 8 Billion euros in 2020, same revenue of YouTube 3 years ago

Spotify last week gave the guidance for 2020. In the financial statement for the Q4 of 2019, Spotify says it expects to reach a total revenue between €8.08 and €8.48…

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Spotify rolls out Podcast Ads

Spotify this month roll out Podcast Ads, using a Streaming Ad Insertion (SAI) together with Spotify planning, reporting, and measurement capabilities. With Spotify Podcast Ads, advertisers can plan and reach…

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Pandora and AdsWizz are now TAG certified against ad fraud

Pandora this week announced that is now certified by TAG with the seal “Certified Against Fraud”. According to Pandora, the certification covers all Pandora inventory. Pandora says that both Pandora…

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