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Social Media Companies Hope To Capture Audio App Audiences That Surged During Pandemic

Live audio chat boomed during the pandemic and is minting a new crop of online influencers.

Now every social network — from Facebook to Twitter to Reddit to LinkedIn — is developing audio features. But will demand remain as pandemic isolation subsides?

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley discusses the future of live audio in social media with NPR tech correspondent Shannon Bond.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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