Twitter Starts Podcast Business Lyrics, Want to Compete with Spotify?

Telset.id, Jakarta – Twitter is starting to look at the podcast business by testing the podcast tab on their platform. Do they want to compete with Spotify?

Reported Telset from Engadget on Friday (4/3/2022), feature trial reported by Jane Manchun Wong on Thursday (3/3/2022).

The woman who often shares info on feature trials describes that there is a new tab on the Twitter application. The tab is a podcast tab shaped like a microphone.

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It is located in the middle side by side with the timeline tab, notifications, hashtags and the Direct Message (DM) tab.

“Twitter is working on the Podcasts tab,” he tweeted via @wongmjane.

Jane’s post received 883 likes, 184 tweets, and 1906 quote tweets from netizens. The trial of this feature proves that Twitter is starting to develop a platform as a place to create and upload podcast content.

The form of the feature is not yet known, but if the official podcast tab is released then Twitter will enter the podcast business. Content business that is growing today.

In addition, the company led by Parag Agrawal will be a competitor to Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts and other podcast platforms. Unfortunately Twitter did not provide a more detailed response regarding the trial of the feature.

Twitter Tests YouTube Control Features

Twitter Podcast Tab Features

Previously, Twitter also tested a limited Playback Speed ​​feature. A feature similar to the one on YouTube that allows users to easily control video speed.

According to Twitter Support, the Playback Speed ​​feature provides users with several speed options when watching videos on Twitter.

Reported Telset from Engadget on Thursday (10/2/2022), the speed varies from 0.25x, 0.75x, to 2x.

Users simply press the settings icon located at the top right of the video and select the playback speed. Currently, the Playback Speed ​​feature is being tested for Android and desktop users.

Also read: Twitter Tests YouTube-like Video Control, Playback Speed

“In 2x, 1x, 0.5x…now testing more options in video playback speed. Some of you on Android and the web will have different playback speed sets to choose from so you can slow down or speed up video and voice Tweets,” explained @TwitterSupport. [NM/IF]