Podcasting Will Be Worth $4 Billion By 2024

According to figures from trade group IAB and PwC, the podcast advertising business in the United States is expected to grow to an estimated $4.2 billion in 2024. Variety reports: The sector hit $1.45 billion in 2021, representing 72% annual growth, according to the...

Stephen Wilhite, Creator of the GIF, Has Died

Stephen Wilhite, one of the lead inventors of the GIF, died last week from COVID at the age of 74, according to his wife, Kathaleen, who spoke to The Verge. From the report: Stephen Wilhite worked on GIF, or Graphics Interchange Format, which is now used for...

Vimeo’s B2B Pivot Has Hit Patreon Users Particularly Hard

Vimeo, the video sharing platform once considered a YouTube alternative, has been surprising top Patreon creators with unexpected price hikes as the company shifts to a purely B2B corporate strategy. Several Patreon creators told The Verge they've been quoted...