#56 - Why audio has a lower “Dunbar’s Number”

With the news that Twitter has acquired the podcasting company Breaker, Nathan walks Dan through his latest Divinations article on the state of podcasts over the past decade—or at least 2016, when he wrote an article in search of a platform dedicated to podcast discovery via social connections. After discussing the piece's three hypotheses, they both agree: we have yet to get a social network exclusively and effectively dedicated to content discovery...but podcasts are continuing to trend upwards, so there's still hope.

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