Clubhouse to update invite-only feature; Will be available to general public soon

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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The popular voice-based social networking app, Clubhouse was launched globally on Android last month and the new update shared by the company at its recently hosted town hall meeting revealed that the platform has now reached more than two million users.

During the meeting, the audio chat app has also unveiled its plans for the summer. Clubhouse, which is currently an invite-only platform, will become publicly available. “Heading for general release sometime this summer! That means the next few updates will be about discovery, notifications, and less visible but very crucial improvements,” the company said in its Twitter post.

At present, people have to get an invite to join Clubhouse. Though it is not difficult to get a Clubhouse invitation if you have a good network of people on the app, making the audio chat platform invite-free would let anyone easily join in it. 

In addition to this, Clubhouse is also planning to improve discovery on the app, and notifications as well. There have been user reports of some features not working on the Android app, and some bugs as well.

The clubhouse had previously said it would work on making its Android app on par with the iOS app. But, it looks like there are still few things to be fixed on the Android app.

The Android launch also came at a time when rivals launched or are gearing to launch their Clubhouse versions. Facebook is already testing its Clubhouse alternative, and Instagram has also been spotted testing audio rooms. Twitter has also gone full throttle with Spaces and has bigger plans for the months to come. 

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