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The podcast category listened-to longest

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  • Total downloads are one thing, but what podcast categories are listened-to longest? Apple Podcasts data supplied to Podnews tells us the top five categories with the longest overall global listen time, are: (1) Society and Culture, (2) Comedy, (3) News, (4) True Crime, and (5) Health and Fitness. That data is for December, but is much the same for the last half of the year, with Health and Fitness occasionally making it to #4.

    • We’d note that the categories drop-down in the Charts section of the app follows this order.
  • Swell AI claims to “automate writing articles, summaries, time-stamped show notes and more for your podcasts and videos.”

  • What does podcasting look like in 2023? Ozeal Enriquez, the Director of Content Marketing at Q’d Up Audio and founder of Pod Houston, thinks more podcasters will turn their shows into live events, and we’ll see more representation for all voices.

  • Stat of the day: “There are 2,499,664 feeds in the (Podcast) Index with less than 2 episodes”, says Dave Jones.

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