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Engadget Podcast: Exploring Threads and Twitter’s Recent Challenges

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Description: In this episode of the Engadget Podcast, hosts Cherlynn and Devindra delve into the latest mishaps faced by Twitter while also discussing the emergence of Blue Sky and Mastodon as alternative platforms. Additionally, they examine Meta’s introduction of Threads, a Twitter imitator. Special guest Karissa Bell from BuyTechBlog joins the conversation to provide insights into the future directions of these services. Will Threads emerge as the dominant player, leveraging Instagram’s social graph? Or will decentralized platforms like Mastodon shape the future of social media? Tune in to find out!

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Topics Covered:

  1. Twitter’s ongoing challenges and Meta’s introduction of Threads – 1:10
  2. Potential health features in the upcoming AirPods Pro release, such as hearing tests and body temperature sensors – 34:06
  3. Leaked prototype of Google’s Pixel 8 Pro – 37:18
  4. EU Digital Markets Act targeting additional regulation for large ‘gatekeeper’ tech companies – 51:07
  5. U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s announcement of significant fines for fake product reviews – 55:45
  6. Work in progress – 1:03:19
  7. Recommendations – 1:06:15

Hosts: Cherlynn Low and Devindra Hardawar
Guest: Karissa Bell
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O’Brien

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What is discussed in this episode of the Engadget Podcast?

In this episode, the hosts discuss the recent challenges faced by Twitter, the launch of Meta’s Threads, and the emergence of decentralized platforms like Mastodon. They also touch upon various technology-related topics and news.

Who are the hosts of the Engadget Podcast?

The hosts of the Engadget Podcast are Cherlynn Low and Devindra Hardawar.

Who is the guest in this episode?

The guest in this episode is Karissa Bell from BuyTechBlog.

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TechGuru101 July 8, 2023 - 6:11 am

Finally, someone talking about the challenges faced by Twitter! I hope they cover the fake product reviews fines and the leaked Pixel 8 Pro prototype. Engadget Podcast is my go-to for tech updates!

TechNerd42 July 8, 2023 - 7:13 am

hey, love the Engadget Podcast! it’s awesome they’re talking about twitter and the new threads thingy. i wonder if mastodon will take over? gotta listen and find out!

GeekyTechie July 8, 2023 - 5:49 pm

Hey, do they cover AirPods Pro in this episode? I’m curious about the potential health features. Engadget always has interesting topics. Gotta subscribe on iTunes and give it a listen!

GadgetLover23 July 8, 2023 - 6:50 pm

Cherlynn & Devindra rock! can’t wait to hear what they gotta say about Meta’s copycat Threads. also, Karissa Bell from BuyTechBlog is a great guest! gonna subscribe and listen on Spotify.

PodcastFanatic July 8, 2023 - 9:27 pm

Just discovered the Engadget Podcast and I’m already hooked! Excited to hear about the latest in tech news and discussions on social media platforms. Gonna check out their other podcasts too!

SocialMediaAddict July 8, 2023 - 10:27 pm

Oh man, I’m all in for the discussion on decentralized platforms like Mastodon! Will it be the future? Can’t wait to hear the opinions on the Engadget Podcast. These guys know their stuff!


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