Although Twitter is currently involved in two legal battles, one with Elon Musk and one with Indian government content blocking orders, the developers seem to be constantly working on features such as the verified phone number tag and tweet views.
Now, the social media giant has officially announced that it will be adding podcasts to the platform as part of its recently redesigned Spaces tab. The announcement may not come as a surprise to some since Twitter has been working on the feature for some time now.
Some reports have also indicated that social media has been running on a dedicated podcast tab, but the idea of merging podcasts with the Spaces tab seems natural since they both offer audio content.
The revamped Spaces tab offers custom hubs that group audio content together by specific topics such as news, music, sports, and more. Now, Twitter listeners will be able to easily access a more personalized set of live and recorded spaces discussing the topics most relevant to them, the company said in a blog post.
Depending on what users are interested in, Twitter said it will automatically suggest podcast topics to people. Users will also be able to give the podcast a like or thumbs up. But it seems that the podcasts will only be visible to English speaking users on Android and iOS devices.
In other news, a report by CNN and The Washington Post notes that Twitter has misled federal regulatory authorities about its defenses against hackers and spam accounts.