Spotify-owned Anchor can now turn your video chats into podcasts

Spotify is sounding into the increased usage of video conferencing during the coronavirus quarantine to grow its own podcast business. The company’s podcast creation platform Anchor, acquired for an estimated $ 140 million in 2019 , is today introducing a…

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Spotify launches its promised fundraising feature for artists

Last month, Spotify announced that as part of its coronavirus relief efforts it would soon compute brand-new fundraising aspects for artists on its scaffold. Today, the company is following through with the launching of” Artist Fundraising Pick ,” specific features…

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American stocks rally sharply on COVID-19 optimism as earnings loom

Stocks rallied Monday, with all major indices snapping back into positive domains as investors hijacked on any positive developments in the fight to mitigate the spread of COVID-1 9, the disease caused by coronavirus. The stock market is, of course…

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Spotify mimics Apples design with new podcast show page updates

Spotify’s ongoing investments in the podcast-streaming side of its business helped boost podcast listening on its service by 200% last year. But today, only 16% of Spotify’s monthly listeners are engaging with podcasts — a number the company today hopes…

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Daily Crunch: Spotify is acquiring The Ringer

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important legends. If you’d like to do this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Spotify is buying The Ringer to…

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Get ready to see Spotifys looping videos on Instagram

Following Spotify’s approval of a new Stories feature, first being tested by social media influencers, the company this morning announced it will now earmark artists to reach their Instagram fan basis in a new way, more. Nonetheless, in such a…

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Spotifys new test lets influencers post Stories to introduce their own playlists

Spotify is testing a brand-new Stories feature that will allow select influencers to incorporate video parts into their public playlists, TechCrunch has learned and Spotify strengthened. The first influencer to test the feature is makeup and fad YouTube star Summer…

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Spotify to pause running political ads, citing lack of proper review

Ever since the run up to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election( and, arguably, long before that ), political ads have become a major sticking point on social media locates looking to crack down on misinformation. Facebook has tackled with the…

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Spotify Wrapped expands to include your favorite music from the decade, plus podcaster metrics

Spotify’s annual “Wrapped” aspect, which tolerates listeners to look back on their favorite music from the year, is expanding in 2019 to include a whole decade’s worth of favorite sings, the company announced today. In addition, the facet is for…

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Spotify turns its personalization technology to podcasts with launch of Your Daily Podcasts

Spotify is taking the personalization technology that capabilities its music playlists, like Discover Weekly and Daily Mix, and turning it to podcasts. The fellowship announced this morning the launch of a brand-new podcast playlist called Your Daily Podcasts, that allows…

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