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    The Podnews Weekly Review this week features an interview with Alberto Betella from, and with singer-songwriter Ainsley Costello. Our Editor also (right at the end) kind of launches a new tool if you're fed up with the amount of spam you get from the email address in your RSS feed.
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    Podcasting 2.0 this week features Cameron from IPFS Podcasting, and Alberto Betella from
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    First look: Podcast hosting company has launched PodViz, an in-house visualisation tool to produce videos from audio podcasts for services like YouTube. The service supports chapter art and YouTube metadata; an example is here. It's not limited to the company's hosting customers: any podcaster can try it here.
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December 6, 2022:
    At one point, Samsung Free's automated podcast plays were responsible for more than 1-in-10 podcast downloads, Podtrac tells Podnews today. The problem first appeared around November 14, and peaked at 10.7% of all daily downloads on Nov 27. According to Podtrac data, the issue appears to have been corrected. Podtrac will temporarily remove all Dalvik counts from its monthly podcast and publisher rankers for November.
November 29, 2022:
    The Samsung Free podcast app will "soon be updated", according to a communication from Acast to its podcasters, to remove the cause of a significant increase in downloads from automatic plays. (See yesterday's Tech Stuff for more). In the meantime, Acast has demonetised listens coming from the Dalvik useragent "to protect our advertisers"; and notes that "under IAB guidelines, these listens are considered valid". (Also considered valid downloads: those podcast plays bought in games apps)
July 27, 2022:
    In a step forward for podcasters wishing to enable value-for-value streaming, podcast host has partnered with Alby to seamlessly power "boosts" and "boostagrams" with a free lightning wallet for every one of their podcasters, to support the new payment and comment standard. RSS has produced a video showing how it works on their platform.
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    Host with Timber? Podcast host has your back: use promo code TIMBERSS for a free year of hosting if you're moving a Timber podcast.
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Thank you to RSS Podcasting, who has become our latest gold supporter (and our #1 supporter, too!) We're grateful to you for supporting our independent journalism, and for your support elsewhere over the past year or so. (Here's how you can be like them).

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    Podcast host RSS Podcasting has added a custom embedded player; and full support for chapters and soundbites using the Podcast Namespace. Here's a peek
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