• Facebook reportedly launching its podcast product next week

    1 month ago - By MobileSyrup

    Facebook is reportedly planning to launch its previously teased podcast product next week on June 22nd.
    The Verge reports podcast page owners will be able to link their podcast's RSS feed on Facebook. Once a podcast has been linked, Facebook will automatically create posts for all episodes published in the future.
    Podcast episodes will appear in an upcoming podcast tab. The new tab hasn't rolled out yet, but Facebook has hinted that it's coming.
    The social media giant is reportedly also going to add a feature that will allow users to generate clips from podcasts they listen to. Podcasters...
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  • Facebook will start putting ads in Oculus Quest apps

    Facebook will start putting ads in Oculus Quest apps

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Facebook will soon begin testing ads inside its Oculus Quest virtual reality system. In the coming weeks, ads will start appearing inside the Resolution Games title Blaston as well as two other unnamed apps. Facebook will later expand the system based on user feedback, saying it aims to create a “self-sustaining platform” for VR development.
    Facebook introduced ads on the Oculus mobile app last month, and it's used limited Oculus data to target Facebook advertising since 2019 , but this is its first major foray into putting ads inside the Oculus VR platform itself. “Once we see how this...
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  • Podcasts start coming to Facebook next week

    Podcasts start coming to Facebook next week

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Facebook is planning to start rolling out its podcast product next week, on June 22nd, and, eventually, add a feature that'll allow listeners to create clips from their favorite shows.
    According to an email sent to podcast page owners and viewed by The Verge , hosts can link their show's RSS feed up to Facebook, which will then automatically generate News Feed posts for all episodes published moving forward. These episodes will show up on a “podcasts” tab that doesn't appear to be live yet, but that the company teased in a wider announcement about audio initiatives in April. Podnews first...
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