'PM Modi, Mamata equally popular': Row erupts in Bengal after BJP leaks Prashant Kishor's audio clip
Kishor, however, mocked the BJP saying the saffron party is taking his chat more seriously than the words of its leaders and also dared the party to release the full record of the chat
With the current renaissance in podcasting and sudden interest by big tech in ephemeral audio content, it appears that we’re on the cusp of something.
Parallelly, platforms like Spotify, Facebook, Instagram are also believed to be working on similar products for their respective platforms.
Launched in 2018, Betty Labs specialises in the niche, and in October 2018 launched the app Locker Room, which hosts live audio exchanges about sports.
Twitter's 'Space' audio chat room feature might go public for both iOS and Android users from next month
Earlier, Twitter was letting only a few iOS users create their own audio chat room pr 'Space'.
Instagram is reportedly developing Clubhouse-like audio rooms; plans to rollout end-to-end encryption
Instagram will reportedly soon give users the option to choose if they want a conversation to be end-to-end encrypted.
Clubhouse has the potential to "create a more thoughtful, less outrage-driven alternative to the social networks we’ve been typing into for the last decade and a half."
Clubhouse’s key attribute is its medium: audio, which sets it apart from established social media and messaging services like Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, WhatsApp and YouTube that use text, photos, video or a mix.
Mark Zuckerberg has been interested in audio communication forms and he appeared in the Clubhouse app on Sunday to chat about augmented and virtual reality.
The app attracted Chinese internet users to freely discuss taboo topics, including the mass detention of Uighurs, democracy protests in Hong Kong, among others.