Spotify Greenroom is a new feature available for iOS and Android that provides live recordings of various podcast shows. Users can join the Greenroom groups, and participate in the podcasts as they're taking place.
The European Commission has accused of breaching the European Union's competition law, following an antitrust complaint from Spotify in 2019. Apple may be fined up to $27 billion if it is found guilty.
Apple's Podcast Subscriptions is trying to combine the crowdfunding of Patreon with the creation tools of Spotify and Anchor. Will it be successful, and how does it compare to other podcast monetization strategies?