11 May 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Clubhouse finally launches Android app, and more
Clubhouse just found out the hard way that it is no De Beers, and that boosting app popularity with artificial scarcity doesn't work forever.
10 May 2021
Clubhouse launches Android beta app after iOS downloads drop significantly
After more than a year of iOS exclusivity, Clubhouse is finally coming to Android. The only catch is that the beta Android version is restricted to US users at the moment.
04 May 2021
Twitter Spaces now open to accounts with 600+ followers
Twitter had been planning to open its Clubhouse clone called Twitter Spaces to everyone sometime in April. On May 3, the company announced that now every account with 600 or more followers can host Spaces.
21 Apr 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook announces its Clubhouse clone, and more
You can find everything in Silicon Valley except originality. Sure enough, Facebook joins the mad rush to clone Clubhouse.
20 Apr 2021
Reddit throws open its Clubhouse clone to the masses
Every social media entity under the sun has either announced plans to clone Clubhouse or actually introduced a clone. After Facebook, Spotify, LinkedIn, and Telegram jumped on the audio-only social media bandwagon, Reddit has finally caught onto the phenomenon.
20 Apr 2021
Facebook unveils its upcoming Clubhouse-style audio-based social media offering
When Big Tech social media platforms such as Twitter and Spotify unveiled their Clubhouse clones, it was speculated that Facebook would also join in with a similar platform.
16 Apr 2021
Facebook ran ads for fake Clubhouse app loaded with malware
Cybercriminals have been running ads on Facebook for a PC version of Clubhouse that does not exist, reports TechCrunch.
13 Apr 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Facebook data leak gets much worse, and more
Facebook just can't seem to get a break. After the embarrassing leak where CEO Mark Zuckerberg's phone number was found linked to Signal messenger app, it appears the 533 million user accounts compromised might just have been the tip of the proverbial iceberg.
12 Apr 2021
Was data of 1.3 million Clubhouse users actually leaked?
Over the weekend, it was reported that invite-only audio-based social network Clubhouse suffered a data breach that affected around 1.3 million users.
02 Apr 2021
Twitter confirms Spaces is coming to desktop web browsers
Twitter has confirmed to The Verge that Spaces will soon be available on web browsers. This will allow users to access Spaces from their desktop PCs and laptops.
01 Apr 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: India continues to punish TikTok, and more
The best way to deal with bullies is to inflict a significant cost for their belligerence. And India has been doing a fine job hurting the economic interests of China for its border transgressions.
31 Mar 2021
Spotify and LinkedIn gear up to join the Clubhouse party
Spotify and LinkedIn are preparing to jump into the trendy "live audio" space after the invite-only Clubhouse app grabbed the attention of millions of iPhone users.
21 Mar 2021
Telegram clones Clubhouse with Voice Chat 2.0
Following the footsteps of Twitter and Facebook, Telegram has jumped on the Clubhouse cloning bandwagon.
17 Mar 2021
Clubhouse addresses platform problems, announces accelerator program for creators
Clubhouse CEO Paul Davison has recently announced that his team will address the problems with drop-in audio chats on the app.
16 Mar 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Google faces a $5 billion lawsuit, and more
Google's last-ditch effort to have the class action lawsuit thrown out has failed. Now the technology conglomerate faces $5 billion in potential fines for tracking user activity through Chrome browser's incognito mode.
12 Mar 2021
Everyone can host Twitter Spaces from next month
Earlier this month we reported that Twitter has copied Clubhouse and launched the clone as Spaces on Android and iOS.
03 Mar 2021
Twitter Spaces arrives on Android before its inspiration Clubhouse
Twitter's Clubhouse copy Spaces is now available on Android. With that, the microblogging platform has brought the novel audio-based take on social media interaction to non-Apple users. The feature was restricted to iOS until now, just like Clubhouse.
21 Feb 2021
All you should know about new social media platform Clubhouse
Clubhouse is an audio-based social networking app that allows people to participate in discussions on diverse topics of interest. They can also listen in on conversations between eminent individuals in real time by joining chat rooms.
15 Feb 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Narendra Modi draws inspiration from MrBeast, and more
It's official, even our supreme leader Narendra Modi is most likely a fan of YouTube philanthropist MrBeast.
15 Feb 2021
Is the Clubhouse app safe? Apparently, not
Researchers at the Stanford Internet Observatory (SIO) have identified loopholes in Clubhouse's data security protocol, which could potentially allow the Chinese government to access user data.
11 Feb 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: There's some Chinese in my Koo, and more
A French hacker with a penchant for embarrassing Indian software endeavors claims to have found data breaches in the Koo app.