Podcast Player has annoying ads and playback issues according to user reviews

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Insight nr. Ⅰ
The topic “playback” occurred in 1% of the reviews and has an average grade of 2,79 / 5. It’s related to the topic “stop/pause”. Some had reportedly experienced playback issues. It was mentioned that playback stops when receiving notifications.



Insight nr. Ⅱ
The topic “pause/stop” occurred in 3% of the reviews and has an average grade of 2,49 / 5. It seems that on several occasions the app stops or pauses randomly. There’s a delay in pausing and playing.

Insight nr. Ⅲ
The topic “ads” occurred in 5% of the reviews and has an average grade of 3,20 / 5. Some complained about the full-screen ads that are intrusive.

Caption of the topic “pause/stop” from the dashboard of this analysis.

Conclusion and suggestion

Based on our analysis of Podcast Player review data, we suggest they try to fix the stop/pause issues. Also, make sure ads are not covering the whole screen – no one appreciates that. By doing these changes, we believe they will receive a higher review score.

The research team at Gavagai performed this analysis using our AI-powered text analysis tool, Gavagai Explorer. All texts analyzed in this article are collected from public online data published on Google Play.

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