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Spotify To Let Users Share Quotes From Podcasts

Sam Arnold

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Spotify has announced that it will let users share quotes directly from podcasts to social media and messaging apps like whatsapp, twitter and snapchat

While listening to a podcast, you’d want to share the inspiring quotes you hear on social media. Your friends might like your quote, and they might share it, too. This way, podcasts can become a truly social experience. But most podcasts don’t let you share quotes directly from a podcast episode, except for Spotify. The app is now testing a tool for users to share podcast quotes on social media and messaging apps.

Sharing Podcast Quotes from Spotify

Gizmodo reports that Spotify is testing out the new tool on The Michelle Obama Podcast. The show is the app’s flagship original show. However, not all users can use the new feature. A Spotify spokesperson told Gizmodo that the test could lead to better user experience or “as an important learning.

Spotify All in on Podcasts

Last week, Spotify announced that it was offering video podcasts to free and premium users. With its multitasking feature, you can work while watching an episode. You can even use your phone while you stream videos. For premium users, Spotify also launched a new feature for users to watch podcasts and listen to music at the same time. Premium users can grab up to five friends to stream content together. As COVID-19 has separated most families and friends, Spotify’s new tool should be handy.

How to Share Quotes from Podcasts

If you’re a lucky user who can share quotes, you can just press play on the episode you want from the show page. Then, you’ll see a roll of Spotify-selected quote cards. On the cards are the quotes you can share, and a link to the source episode.

You can share the quotes on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and WhatsApp.

Arnold is a senior British tech reporter at Tekrati. Before joining Tekrati, Arnold worked as an editor for his University Newspaper, writing sharable content for a student audience. Sam loves movies, running, and anything written by Oliver Sacks. The drink he chose is tea, which he does not recommend in large quantities.

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