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Facebook Pulls the Plug on Podcast Business After a Year

  • Podcasts will no longer be available on Facebook after June 3
  • Company will also end short-form audio feature, shut audio hub

Facebook is pulling out of podcasts and plans to remove them altogether from the social-media service starting June 3.

Part of Meta Platforms Inc., Facebook will stop letting people add podcasts to the service starting this week, according to a note sent to partners. It will discontinue both its short-form audio product Soundbites and remove its central audio hub.