Twitter Acquires Japanese Social Podcasting App Breaker

The Breaker team announced it will consequently shut down to work on Twitter's audio spaces.
Twitter Acquires Japanese Social Podcasting App Breaker

Social podcasting app Breaker has announced that it has been acquired by Twitter. Consequently, Breaker will be shutting down its podcasting app starting the 15th of January 2021.

The Tokyo-based startup announced on their Medium blog that they’ll be shutting down to focus on building “what comes next” with Twitter. Thus, the company is encouraging its users to find another replacement app to listen to their podcasts.

When we started Breaker, podcast apps were productivity apps, similar to feed readers and to-do lists. Breaker added a social community element with features such as liking and commenting on episodes. We’re now inspired to go even further in re-imagining how we communicate with each other, beyond the scope of traditional podcasts.

Breaker on Medium

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