Could podcast transcription help with moderation?

A new function from Spotify will let listeners read the content of certain podcasts on their smartphone. — AFP Relaxnews

Giants of the tech world are doubling down on innovations to stand out in the highly competitive podcast market. To this end, Spotify is working on bringing auto-transcription to its audio formats, an initiative that will no-doubt boost inclusivity, but which could also help tackle a major problem faced by podcast hosting platforms: moderation.

Subtitled podcasts are coming soon to Spotify. The firm has announced the forthcoming arrival of automatic transcription to certain podcasts on the platform in the coming weeks.

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