Clubhouse is a renowned audio-only app on iOS and Android that connects people throughout the globe via the voice-only communication method. The app has elicited positive ratings from users due to its broad and adaptive interface.
The social media app has tested the waters with influencers and the average user whop maybe interested in participating in unvarnished conversations, with the mandate to stick to the ‘no conversation recording’ rule.
But then, ‘the no conversation recording’ rule is about to be tweaked if the leaks on its update features is anything to go by. In the rumoured tweak, the rule won’t be wiped off entirely but suppressed to a large extent.
Jane Manchun Wong, security researcher famed for curating reverse-engineering mobile apps to leak upcoming features hiding in their code had on her Official Twitter account posted screenshots of images that had ‘Waves’, Clubhouse latest feature.
According to Wong, the new feature will allow users of the Clubhouse app to ‘wave’ at other users on their friend list, and if the person waved at accepts the wave request, the application backend automatically put the two of them in a room to begin a conversation.
The implication of this is that if a user is stressed of the daily process of synergizing his or her daily schedule with favourite clubhouse friend timings, the ‘wave’ feature makes the process easy by intimating the user that the receipt is ready to have a conversation. It therefore connotes that having to record a conversation with the person will be out of place and unnecessary as users will have the leverage to be notified of an incoming wave.
This may hence be termed a ‘no pressure’ phone call, as it aligns with one’s itinerary and gives the option to determine when or when not to have a conversation with someone.
Clubhouse had recently intimated the public collaboration with TED, in the launch of a new feature that allows users to stream only audio TED talks on the app.
While announcing the partnership, head of programming at Clubhouse, who incidentally was former head of conferences at TED, Mr. Kelly Stoetzel in a statement affirmed that the ‘partnership will bring those minds into a dialogue with the millions of creators who make up the Clubhouse community’.
Still basking on the euphoria of it being the invite-only audio app available on Apple’s iOS, Clubhouse latched on this, expanded its horizons and brought Android OS to the party
The app after a one click on it has famous A-listers such as Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and Oprah on its dashboard.
The new features, Tech experts believe will be more gratifying, especially for the average users who may be majorly interested in conversing with family and friends at a ‘mutually suitable time’.