Spotify launches audiobooks globally. Anchor is still alive but Libsyn Studio is dead.
News & Links
- Audiobooks are now available on Spotify in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. They'd launched in the US in September
- Spotify Updates Notifications
- Spotify’s Anchor has added “audio enhancement” to its app
- Spotify has signed another exclusive: Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain
- Spotify announced the expansion of NextGen
- Dan Misener at Bumper has looked at the new topics that Apple Podcasts and
he’s produced a number of network maps, designed to show links between different shows; and produced episode topic maps for every category in Apple Podcasts
- Libsyn has closed its free podcast hosting platform, Libsyn Studio
- Zeitpedia is using Generative AI voices to produce audio news digests. Here’s an AI-generated podcast called World Cup 2022 News Now
- Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt) said “Come to @tumblr, we're adding activitypub for interconnect"
- Mastodon has just passed over 2 million active monthly users, a new record! If you add .rss to the end of someone’s account page - then you get an RSS feed.
- Find Fediverse accounts of your Twitter followers. https://fedifinder.glitch.me
- Leo Laporte is to retire from radio.
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