Social audio app Clubhouse launches ‘wave’ feature for private chats

Audio Streaming app, Clubhouse

US social audio app Clubhouse launched a feature to let users virtually wave at friends inside its audio-only chat app to show they are open to a private chat, in a move to expand beyond public rooms that can have thousands of listeners.

Clubhouse, which pioneered the “social audio” feature that has since been copied by Facebook and Twitter, wants to enable users to have private chats, Co-Founder and CEO Paul Davison told journalists at our partner news agency, Reuters.

“A lot of people know us for bigger conversations, but the reason people stay so long is they’re finding their friends and meeting new people,” he said in an interview.

Users of Clubhouse, which is backed by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, can “wave” at friends online in the app and a private audio chat room will open when a person accepts the wave. The user can then invite more contacts into the private room, or choose to open the chat to the public, Clubhouse said.

The team at Platform Executive hope you have enjoyed the ‘Social audio app Clubhouse launches ‘wave’ feature for private chats‘ article. Automatic translation from English to a growing list of languages via Google AI Cloud Translation. Initial reporting via our official content partners at Thomson Reuters. Reporting by Sheila Dang in Dallas. Editing by Edmund Blair.

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