Monday, December 6, 2021


Clubhouse rolling out live captions for iOS users

Without these live transcriptions, which were already the norm for competitors like Twitter Spaces, Clubhouse had rendered itself unusable to people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Amazon building Clubhouse competitor that turns hosts into DJs

According to The Verge, this project's goal is to democratise and reinvent the radio. The app will be focused on the US initially.

Clubhouse working on new way to invite friends to rooms

According to screenshots shared by researcher Jane Manchum Wong, the invite feature, called "Waves", is focused on the more casual, social side of Clubhouse, reports The Verge.

Clubhouse removes personal info from Afghan users’ accounts

The online platform reset tens of thousands of its users' bios and photos in the Taliban-ruled country.

There has been no data breach, says Clubhouse

The company also said that it continues to invest in industry-leading security practices as privacy and security are of the utmost importance to Clubhouse.

Clubhouse opens to everyone, drops invite requirement

As per The Verge, the news was announced during Clubhouse's Town Hall on Wednesday. Co-founders Paul Davison and Rohan Seth announced on Wednesday that the app is no longer invite-only.

Clubhouse launches new messaging system Backchannel

The company said that Backchannel has both 1:1 and group chat and an optional second inbox for message requests.

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts’ throng to Clubhouse, Leher

While Clubhouse features thousands of clubs on this topic with thousands of users, its Indian alternative Leher is also not far behind.

Audio-based alternatives to Clubhouse emerging in India

Indian-made discussion-based apps like Leher, Chingari’s fireside, or Mentza are gaining traction with the Leher app having over 2.5 lakh downloads while Fireside has over one lakh installs on Google Play since its launch

Facebook rolls out Clubhouse-rival Live Audio Room

People on iOS and Android can discover Live Audio Rooms to join from places like News Feed and via notifications.

Audio-only social media platform ‘Clubhouse’ gaining popularity

Within two weeks of its launch, the platform has garnered 20 lakh downloads on Google Play.

Twitter to take 20% cut of your sales via Ticketed Spaces

Twitter said that the 20 per cent cut will cover the cost of transaction fees of online payments processing company Stripes (hosts will also need a Stripe account), reports The Verge.

Clubhouse arriving on Android devices in India on Friday

"Android rollout continues. Japan, Brazil & Russia coming Tuesday. Nigeria & India on Friday AM. Rest of world throughout the week, and available worldwide by Friday afternoon," Clubhouse said in a tweet late on Sunday.

Facebook set to take on Clubhouse, Zoom with social audio products

The likely products, to be unveiled on Monday (US time), are an audio-only version of videoconferencing product Rooms, a Clubhouse-like audio chat product, a podcast discovery product that will be connected

Clubhouse rolls out Payments tool to over 66K creators

Clubhouse last week announced to let creators earn money via its first monetisation tool and all users will be able to send payments to creators.

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