All Things Audio

All Things Audio

A weekly podcast recorded live on Twitter Spaces every Wednesday at 3pm ET / 8pm BST Twitter marketing expert Madalyn Sklar and voice tech and audio specialist Suze Cooper, talk about the week's developments in social audio. For the latest on the tech, the content and the platforms - join us live on Twitter Spaces and join the conversation with us. @MadalynSklar @BigTentSocial #AllThingsAudio


September 22, 2023 31 mins
#XSpaces #ClubhouseChats #SocialAudio

Would you tip from within a Space? Mock-ups show the possibility of showing your appreciation with one-tap in a live Space. Plus, more thoughts on the Clubhouse update including some clever use cases we’ve had our ears on this week.

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Audio and video calls could be coming to X on Android

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#Clubhouse #ClubhouseApp #SocialAudio

Clubhouse Chats - seems you either love them or hate them.

This week Madalyn and Suze spoke about the Clubhouse going big on an asynchronous voice note feature called Chats. They're joined by Morgan Evetts for a live discussion with the All Things Audio Spaces community about the update, what it's like? who's it for? and how might it be improved?

With thanks to @audiomentor for his posts on X this...
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#Clubhouse #Chats #SocialAudio

A new voice note feature is taking centre stage as the long-awaited Clubhouse update hits our smartphones. Along with the asynchronous voice channel known as Chats, Followers have turned into Friends and there certainly seems to be a return to the audio and voice roots of the app. Madalyn and Suze discuss the breaking news on this week's All Things Audio along with insights from community members inclu...
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Clubhouse is going all in on communities and friendship. Michael Sterling joins Madalyn and Suze to discuss this week's Clubhouse town hall which focussed on the major updates we can expect in the app over the coming weeks and months. We're told the app will be unrecognisable with aq new user interface and some features being removed.There's also discussion around what X might be planning to do with podcasts on the platform.

We have...
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This week Madalyn and Suze talk about repurposing social audio recordings using After a few weeks of trying out the new updates we speak with Zealous creator Gregarious about creating transcripts, customised clips and even full podcasts using the tool. Plus more thoughts around audio and Threads, voice being added to Instagram notes and is social audio just one massive global phone call?

If X removes the ability to bloc...
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Descript has acquired Squadcast providing podcasters with high quality remote recording and visual editing tools all in one place. Madalyn and Suze speak with Descript community manager Arielle Nissenblatt to find out more about the news. There's also some chat about what might be happening at Clubhouse and some succes with speakers joining the Space from desktop.

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Work continues on the ability to sp...
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Speaking into Spaces via desktop is now live. Madalyn and Suze try it out live, inviting speakers to join via the web app - listen in to find out how that goes! There's also chat around X MD Linda Yaccarino's plans to leverage Spaces ahead of a CNBC broadcast, plus TikTok announces RSS integration to link short form videos to full podcast episods and Patreon partners with Spotify

Speaking on desktop
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#Clubhouse #TwitterSpaces #SocialAudio

In the week where Elon wondered why no one was seeing his Space, Madalyn and Suze talk about the ever frustrating issue of discoveraility for Twitter Spaces. There's also news about Communities and whether Spaces will be added back into the feature and more news on the slow development of Spaces for desktop. We also hear from Spaces Dashboard devloper Andrew Lyons who talks us thorugh the addit...
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#SocialAudio #TwitterSpaces #Spaces

It's the 100th All Things Audio Twitter Space and Madalyn and Suze havespeak with supporters and friends old and new to mark this notable milestone. This week's show covers the repositioning of the Spaces tab on the mobile app and signs Twitter is still considering allowimng speaking into Spaces via desktop. There's chat with the wider All Things Audio community too with discussions around whether...
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#Threads #TwitterSpaces #SocialAudio

Emoji reactions are now working on Spaces desktop. Will it increase engagement in Spaces? Tweetdeck’s introduced the ability to listen in to Spaces, while users on other platforms are being cut off from Twitter content unless they’re signed in. Elsewhere, Threads is coming online prompting thoughts on whether audio will be added to the new kid on the social media block.

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#TwitterSpaces #SocialAudio #Stitcher

Bots have been a hot topic of conversation for Twitter Spaces this week - from hosts trying to boost the numbers to Twitter using them for testing. This week we talk about the changes we have seen in Spaces recently; declining live listeners, fewer people hitting the replay button plus more glitches creeping in. Meanwhile, podcasting is saying farewell to popular player app Stitcher and Bloomber...
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#SocialAudio #TwitterSpaces #LiveRadio

Founder and CEO of Blast Radio Yousef Ali joins Madalyn and Suze this week to talk about the platform. Blast enables crrators to broadcast in lossless quality using a piece of Blast software or hardware. We hear about the products and discuss the audio quality limitations of live chat audio. There's also news about Twitter desktop and speculation around audio notes coming to Instagram.

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#SocialAudio #TwitterSpaces #Spotify

The TwitterSpaces account sprang into life this week with the news maintenance was being carried out to ensure Spaces could handle high traffic. It came ahead of Elon hosting Robert Kennedy Jnr in the latest Space bring US politics to the fore. There's also news of more job cuts at Spotify impacting the podcast division and the discovery of a new social audio app Blaze Radio that invites creators...
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Technical glitches as Elon hosts a live stream with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. It was a first, using Spaces to announce a presidential campaign.

4.1million tune in

Could Spaces crashes have been caused by lack of ‘high traffic software’?
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#SocialAudio #ConferenceCalls #VoiceCommunication

This week Madalyn and Suze pay tribute to regular All Things Audio contributor George Silverman who died aged 80 on May 10.

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George Silverman’s family share news of his death via his Twitter profile
Madalyn’s #TwitterSmarter community pays tribute to co-host George on Spaces
Sadness at George’s passing
Madalyn’s #TwitterSmarter co-host Christine Gritmon a...
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#Clubhouse #TwitterSpaces #AllThingsAudio

This week Madalyn and Suze spoke about the new desktop panel promoting Spaces on Twitter. There was also discussion about why social audio apps are quiet a the moment and whether the feature is finding its niche as a community and relationship building tool. Guest contributor Morgan Evetts joins All Things Audio this week to discuss the impact of staff cuts at Clubhouse and the introduction ...
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#Clubhouse #TwitterSpaces #SocialAudio

This week Madalyn and Suze discuss the staff cuts and imminent ‘reset’ at Clubhouse. There’s also talk about how social audio is being used to create communities within communities as Madalyn talks about using subscriber-only Spaces for the first time.

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Madalyn hosted her first subscriber-only Space

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April 28, 2023 49 mins
#SocialAudio #TwitterSpaces #BlueSky

This week Madalyn and Suze talk more about Subscriptions on Twitter. Now Madalyn has been approved we hear about her approach to creating content for subscribers, including subscriber-only Spaces. Plus, Clubhouse adds the ability to pin Houses and Morgan Evetts explains how Bluesky Social users are hosting social audio Spaces on the open-source Twitter alternative.

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#TwitterSpaces #Clubhouse #SocialAudio

This week Madalyn and Suze discuss how the new Subscriptions feature will impact Spaces. There’s also talk about the shady art of pre-recorded content on Clubhouse being used to up-sell full recordings of a Room - or is it genius? Plus, for a minute there we thought captions had returned to Spaces and new ways to promote social audio content on Instagram with an overhaul of ‘link in bio’

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#TwitterSpaces #ElonMusk #SocialAudio

This week Suze and Madalyn talk about Elon’s latest impromptu Twitter Space. The Chief Twit spoke to BBC journalist James Clayton live on Spaces but how many people were listening? While the live stats showed millions had tuned in, the stat counter later plummeted from those heights. We also talk about Clubhouse switch Clubs to Houses, Discord introducing a soundboard for Nitro subscribers and S...

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