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Announced: another season of Batman Unburied

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  • Spotify has announced that there will be a season two of Batman Unburied. Speaking in a panel “live from Spotify Beach at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity”, Spotify’s Chief Content and Ads Business Officer Dawn Ostroff (above, right) announced that a second series had received a greenlight from the company. The first season was made available on May 3 in nine languages, and quickly hit the #1 spot in eleven markets for more than two weeks. Ostroff described podcast storytelling as “an incredible experience - calling upon each person to be more engaged”.

  • iHeartMedia was also at Cannes, “on the iHeart Yacht”. Topics covered were diversity and representation, LGBTQ+ visibility and NFTs in media, launching its first NFT-hosted show; while at a party, Sam Smith sang and Paris Hilton did an exclusive DJ set (not that exclusive, though, eh, Podcast Movement Evolutions attendees?)

  • Acast+ has announced an integration with Facebook. It allows Acast+ subscribers to offer members-only Facebook groups, as a launch partner of new Facebook functionality. Patreon offers a similar integration with Discord.

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