Messaging has sure come a long way since we first started texting. As have all communication devices, for that matter. With smartphone ownership on the rise globally, and our increasing desire to consume and share content while on the go, tech is seeing an audio revival. Today, according to eMarketer, more than 50% of people in the United States access digital audio monthly. U.S. consumers now have the ability to stream audio everywhere, whether at home or in the office, at the park, on the train, or in the car, etc.