Google Podcasts Stories August 3

Google Lens adds ‘Places’ filter as Podcasts player tests queue swiping

Updated via the Google app, Lens and Podcasts recently picked up some new features. The visual search tool gains a “Places” filter, while Podcasts makes switching to the next episode somewhat faster.

Google Podcasts Stories July 1

When Google Podcasts launched in 2018, the company also announced a creator program to train and “help promote inclusive storytelling in podcasting.” Google is now funding another year and opening it up to existing podcasts that want to “take their productions to the next level.”

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Google Podcasts Stories June 5

Earlier this week, Sundar Pichai said Google was standing with the Black community, and would “develop initiatives and product ideas that support long-term solutions.” The latest expression of that support lets you ask Assistant, “do black lives matter.”

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Google Podcasts Stories May 20

Google Podcasts for iOS adds CarPlay support

Back in March, Google Podcasts launched on iOS alongside an Android revamp and tweaks to the web experience. The first update to Google Podcasts for iOS today adds CarPlay support.

Google Podcasts Stories May 12

Google Podcasts can import all your Play Music podcast subscriptions

A big Google Podcasts revamp in March redesigned the Android experience, introduced an iOS app, and brought subscriptions to the web. To further drive adoption, Google is letting old Play Music users transfer over podcasts.

Google Podcasts Stories May 5

Google Podcasts saw a big update in March that revamped the Android client and introduced an iOS app. A new Google Podcasts Manager tool today gives podcasters analytics about who’s listening and what can be done to improve engagement.

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