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DECEMBER 17, 2019 //     

Pandora develops voice ads that talk back: ‘We need to give consumers time to adopt’

Credit: The Drum

Streaming platform Pandora has developed an ad format that consumers can talk back to. However, the company’s vice president of ad innovation strategy is cognizant that users need to be eased into such an interface before voice interaction gains real ubiquity.

The new ad format stems from Voice Mode, Pandora’s hands-free control tech that launched primarily for drivers. Marketers will now be able to buy ads that encourage users to answer back and create a basic dialogue with a piece of audio creative.

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