No, Google Play Music is not a thing any more

It took Google days since the launch of Google Podcasts, but the company finally closed its competing product, Google Play Music Podcasts.

Podcasts on Android devices are now available through Google Podcasts, which has an Android app. It also has a separate app on iOS, and the player also appears on Google searches. It's the default player on Google Assistant, too.

If you're a podcaster, we'd recommend that:
• Make sure you claim your podcast in Google Podcasts Manager.
• Make sure you link to your podcast on Google Podcasts - it's the third-most popular podcast player.
• Remove any links to Google Play Music Podcasts. They don't work.
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