Apr 29, 20211h
Facebook's plans for audio with Fidji Simo, head of the Facebook app
How will Facebook's slew of new audio features impact creators, the podcasting industry, advertisers, and new social apps like Clubhouse? And why should creators trust Facebook? PressClub host Josh Constine breaks it all down with the head of the Facebook app, Fidji Simo, one of the tech giant's most powerful executives. Hear about: * Facebook's new short-form Soundbites, Live Audio Rooms, Spotify integration, and podcast player. * The social network's Audio Creator Fund and plans to monetize * Why Facebook could become an audio advertising juggernaut * How it will handle privacy and moderation to keep audio safe * Whether Facebook tried to acquire Clubhouse * And how competition for feed space impacts all businesses Recorded live on Josh Constine's PressClub on Clubhouse, Thursdays at 6pm PT. Subscribe: http://constine.club/ PressClub is one of Clubhouse's first and most popular shows, where top business leaders discuss the big issues. It's hosted by Josh Constine, an investor at early-stage venture fund SignalFire ( https://signalfire.com/ ) and the former Editor-At-Large of TechCrunch. PressClub is a relaxed venue where luminaries can share their stories, passions, thoughts on trends, and visions of the future. Past guests include the CEOs of Facebook, Instagram, Slack, Shopify, Spotify, Substack, WordPress, Patreon, Craigslist, Dollar Shave Club, and more.