Over 70% of US podcast listeners fast forward through ads

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Close to 34% of US adult monthly podcast listeners almost always skip ads in the shows they regularly tune in to, and about 17% do so most of the time. In fact, more than 7 in 10 bypass in-episode commercials—for toothbrush subscriptions, mail-order mattresses, and the like—at least some of the time.