Formula 1 launch its first-ever podcast
July 5, 2018 · Updated August 13, 2018 · 1.5 minutes to read
Podcast host Acast appear to be quietly supporting the use of Podcast Pingback, the lightweight podcast metrics service. We've added detection for it in the 'more info' section of our podcast pages: here's an example. Our own podcast also supports it, incidentally.
Yesterday, we noted that Buzzfeed's coverage of the new BBC Sounds app guessed that the Corporation would include third-party audio content, to which we responded that it was probably unlikely. We've since heard with someone familiar with the new app: it will.
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Freakonomics Radio has a new episode that features the history of the podcast, as well as news of a new partnership with Stitcher.
Pacific Content's Dan Misener spots that Google Podcasts is recommending podcasts based on the categories you listen to, and asks Have you looked at your secondary categories lately?. We've added two new categories for the Podnews podcast.
China: there was a podcasting event today in Dongdaqiao in Beijing. Of note from this story: Chinese audio platform XimalayaFM is "dominant; they have twice the subscribers of iTunes"; and the registration process for attending the event was to scan a QR code.
Slovakia: the Slovaks have discovered podcasting, according to The Slovak Spectator.
Amanda Abella posts How I failed at podcasting and what I'm doing about it - some useful points of pain to learn from.
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