The waitlist system has been removed so those who have a club can post their link to everyone. Similarly, creators can bring their audience to join Clubhouse. The new release for the app is out for Android and iOS and the developers say they will release new updates every 1 to 2 weeks. The company has also created a new logo and a website.
Clubhouse released in April last year as an iOS, invite-only app in beta. It started gaining momentum and a lot of users joined in subsequent months to the point where celebrities were getting involved. Earlier this year, billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk appeared on the app after which it blew up. Other platforms like Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, and Telegram, others started working on their own versions of a Clubhouse-like social audio platform. Now, Clubhouse is finally leaving beta and opening its gates to everyone who want to join on both Android and iOS.
Clubhouse Launches Direct Messages Feature ‘Backchannel’
The team also shared some statistics for Clubhouse stating that the number of daily rooms has now grown from 50,000 to half a million. Since the beta launched for Android, 10 million users have joined the community, and 90 million direct messages have been sent since Backchannel — the direct messaging feature — was added to Clubhouse last week.
The recently-concluded first season of Loki is our focus this week on Orbital, the Gadgets 360 podcast. Orbital is available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music and wherever you get your podcasts.
Germany Asks Ministries to Shut Down Facebook Pages Over Privacy Concerns
Recently, Clubhouse partnered with TED to bring TED Talks to the app. The first show was titled “Thank Your A** Off’”, and hosted by A. J. Jacobs, an author and TED speaker.