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Twitter launches Periscope Audio for live audio streaming

Twitter launches Periscope Audio for live audio streaming

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  • Twitter has launched Periscope Audio - an audio-only version of Periscope, which allows you to stream to Twitter users anywhere in the world. The feature was dreamt up during a hackweek for the company.

  • Podstand is a new tool, allowing you to share your podcast subscriptions - if you’re using a product that allows you to export OPML. The most popular podcast on the service is the Accidental Tech Podcast, featuring (among others) Overcast’s Marco Arment.

  • The podcast industry in Spain is just beginning to form, says a piece in a Spanish publication. It points to branded content from Iberia and Fundación Telefónica.

  • Lantigua Williams & Co have launched Key Conversations with Phi Beta Kappa. The podcast “features extensive conversations with Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars and experts in the fields of international law, Shakespeare, microbiology, economics of science, early modern European art history, and astronautics, among others.”


  • The future of podcasting is educational, argues James McWilliams, saying podcasters, rather than the conventional media or education establishment, are in a position to shape the tone and content of public discourse.

  • Aug 5 2023: This broken link now points to the Internet Archive.
  • Podcasting websites should focus on email list building, not iTunes subscribers, says Juergen Berkessel.

  • This link is no longer available, as at Aug 5 2023


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