Spotify wants to help novice podcasters sound like pros

Spotify is helping amateur hosts clean up their audio with a new background noise reduction tool in the Anchor podcast app.

The feature is called Audio Enhancement, which takes the form of a new button on Anchor’s recording screen. According to the ad (opens in new tab), all you have to do is record a podcast as normal, and when you’re listening to the audio, tap the button to drown out background noise, which also brings your voice to the foreground. Audio enhancement can be turned on and off during playback, so you can toggle to compare the two. despite what view video tips in (opens in new tab)you can use a pair of headphones with a microphone to record if you don’t want to hold your phone to your face.

Good – for beginners

Meta is finally trying to protect teens from ‘suspicious adults’ on Instagram and Facebook

In an effort to better protect underage users, Meta is adjusting default privacy settings on Facebook and Instagram to limit contact from “suspicious adults”.

Now, whenever a teenager logs into Facebook, their account will automatically have tighter privacy protections. This includes, but is not limited to, deciding who can see your friends list, which pages they follow, and who is allowed to comment on your posts. For accounts created prior to this update, Metastates (opens in new tab) it will start forcing those users to adopt those same settings, but it won’t force you. If this all sounds familiar, it’s because Instagram has implemented very similar changes in 2021 to protect the young people there.

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