The social media giant is officially getting podcasts with the Spaces redesign. Twitter announced the Spaces platform in 2020 that allows users to host and join live audio rooms. Then, the company brings a lot of updates to Spaces like recording the sessions to listen to them later. Now, Twitter is launching the podcasts section with the latest update to Spaces. Let’s check the details about Twitter podcasts.
Podcasts are coming to Twitter
The company launches a test version of Twitter Spaces with new features. The Spaces tab is getting a redesign and a few test features including podcasts, letting you listen to full shows on your interests directly in the app and website. Indeed, some users found Twitter Podcasts evidence in the official app in March, but the company announced it today.
Twitter will integrate the Podcasts with Spaces section thanks to the redesign. The social media network announced that the Spaces tab will completely be redesigned for users. They will be able to get live and recorded Spaces by topic, just like podcasts. According to the company, 45% of Twitter users also listen to podcasts monthly. So, it aims for users to spend more time on Twitter with this update.
The company posts, “Starting Thursday, August 25, we’re integrating podcasts into Twitter as a part of our newly redesigned Spaces Tab. We know that some discussions need more than 280 characters, and bringing people closer to the ideas, content, and creators they know and love is core to Twitter no matter where the conversations take place.”
The company wrote on its blog,” This redesign introduces personalized hubs that group audio content together by specific themes like News, Music, Sports, and more. Now Twitter listeners will be able to easily access a more personalized selection of live and recorded Spaces discussing the topics that are most relevant to them.” Well, will you listen to podcasts on Twitter in the Spaces tab?