Facebook Kicks Audio Push Into Next Gear With Live Audio Rooms

Podcasts are now available to listeners in the US

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The moment that social audio platforms like Clubhouse and Twitter Spaces and podcast platforms like Apple Podcasts, iHeartRadio and SoundCloud have been bracing for has arrived.

Facebook revealed the next steps Monday in its push into the social audio and podcasting spaces, rolling out Live Audio Rooms on iOS for public figures and select Facebook groups in the U.S., as well as making select podcasts available to U.S. listeners.

Live Audio Rooms enable people to discover, join or listen in on live conversations with experts, public figures and others.

Public figures can invite anyone on Facebook to be a speaker: followers, friends or other pubic figures with verified



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