Popular US rom-com podcast's first international production
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Meet Cute, a popular rom-com podcast, releases its first international production today. Written by Nigerian-based Kasimma and acted and produced by Nigerian creators, it’s a story of love, friendship and adventure. In the last 1.5 years, Meet Cute has created over 350 stories.
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The IAB has released a new content taxonomy structure for public comment. The data provides a common language to be used when describing content, so that advertisers can choose where they want to advertise.
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Mumbrella write a feature-length piece on podcasting in Australia. “Podcast spend significantly scaling up is clearly some time away, considering of course that the Australian media and marketing industry tends to embrace change in measurement metrics and spending habits with the speed of a semi-trailer doing a U-turn.”
In Amsterdam, RecSys 21 is taking place - a conference on recommendation systems. As part of that, PodRecs was a workshop on Sunday focusing on podcast recommendations. Present were a number of people from Spotify, Pandora, Amazon, Apple and the BBC, among others.
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