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Pocket Casts launch podcasts on your wrist

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  • Pocket Casts formally announced its Wear OS app for smartwatches like the Samsung Galaxy watch range and the Google Pixel Watch. Now widely available for Pocket Casts Plus subscribers, it allows full playback, including speed control, silence skipping and volume boost: and (once you’ve downloaded a show) lets you leave your phone at home.

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  • The new Canadian bill C-18, which forces Google and Facebook to pay to link to Canadian news sources, could be bad news for Canadian news podcasts, says Kattie Laur. Facebook and Google have stopped linking to news content, or threatened to - but could that include news podcasts?

  • Podcast advertising is going great, suggests Rephonic - it’s increasing as a percentage of total audio ad revenue, as well as in comparison to other types of online advertising.


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