Podcast Player & Podcast App – Castbox has really annoying ads!

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Insight nr. Ⅰ
The topic “downloads” occurred in 10% of the reviews and has an average grade of 3,48 / 5. It seems that some were having trouble downloading podcasts despite strong connection.

Insight nr. Ⅱ
The topic “ads” occurred in 5% of the reviews and has an average grade of 3,25 / 5. Some complained about the unskippable ads being annoying.

Insight nr. Ⅲ
The topic “playing” occurred in 8% and has an average grade of 3,42 / 5. When playing podcasts they sometimes pause randomly or stop when the app suddenly crashes.

Caption of the topic “ads” from the dashboard of this analysis.

Conclusion and suggestion

Based on our analysis, we suggest they reduce the number of ads or make it possible to skip them. Also, resolve the download errors and find a solution for the playback issues.

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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