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Pocket Casts app sold to Wordpress

Saturday 17 July, 2021

Automattic, the parent company of Wordpress, has acquired podcast company Pocket Casts.

Claiming Your Confidence, Live Life in Sneakers and The Rush, new podcasts from Podshape and Nova Entertainment

Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke tells Seven News presenter Katrina Blowers his biggest challenge is “getting out of bed every day” in a revealing podcast interview on Season Three of Claiming Your Confidence

Breakfast with Vossy debuts in the top 100: Podcast Ranker

Tuesday 13 July, 2021

A number of new entities appear in Triton Digital’s Top 100 Podcast Ranker this reporting period including 99% Invisible (Stitcher Media), Breakfast with Vossy (SEN), and The New South Wales Briefing as well as Roo and Ditts for Breakfast (SCA).  

Nova launches new apps

Thursday 01 July, 2021

Nova Entertainment has updated its apps to enable features such as podcasts and news on demand.

Version 8.1.1 was launched on 21st June.

Facebook launches social audio and podcasts

Thursday 01 July, 2021

Facebook has rolled out Live Audio Rooms and podcasts in America as part of its plans to bring social audio experiences to its social media platform.

Public figures and some Facebook Groups can create social audio content via Live Audio Rooms on iOS.

The features are eventually expected to be rolled out in Australia.

Podcasts will also soon be available.

Bianca Dan & Ben's Unpopular Opinion

Wednesday 23 June, 2021
Bianca Dan & Ben from Hit90.9 brekky have launched a new podcast called Unpopular Opinion which is an extension of their brekky show. 
Every Thursday they release a new episode, and each on is a ‘nothing off-limits’ podcast.

Apple launches Podcast Subscriptions

Thursday 17 June, 2021

Apple has unveiled Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, a global marketplace for listeners to discover premium subscriptions offered by their favourite creators alongside millions of free shows on Apple Podcasts.

Listeners in more than 170 countries and regions can sign up for premium subscriptions that include a variety of benefits curated by creators, such as ad-free listening, access to additional content, and early or exclusive access to new series.

Sammy J's Snack Pack podcast launched

Thursday 17 June, 2021

Comedian, performer and ABC Melbourne Breakfast presenter Sammy J presents a new weekly catch-up podcast The Sammy J Snack Pack, featuring a tasting plate of show highlights for anytime of the day.

Baby pigeons and books that changed lives feature in new podcasts

Friday 11 June, 2021
Where Are All The Baby Pigeons? is the latest original Nova Podcast to launch on the Nova Entertainment Podcast Network.
Every Thursday, Lucinda Price (aka Froomes) will be joined by leading experts in their field, as well as sharing her own personal experience, to get to the bottom of some of life’s biggest mysteries in short, sharp episodes.

Casefile is still on top as total podcasts get to 52.2M: Triton Digital

Thursday 10 June, 2021

Some new entities appear in the Top 100 Podcast Ranker for May, including Equity Mates (Equity Mates) and Confronting: O.J. Simpson with Kim Goldman (Wondery).  

Casefile True Crime (Audioboom) remained in the #1 spot as the most downloaded podcast in the country this reporting period. 


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