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  • Clubhouse witnesses two senior management exits Jun 02, 2022 01:45 PM IST

    Clubhouse witnesses two senior management exits

    Aarthi Ramamurthy was leading Clubhouse's international product efforts while Anu Atluru was the company's first community head

  • Clubhouse wants to combat internet stage fright by introducing text chat to voice rooms Feb 25, 2022 12:59 PM IST

    Clubhouse wants to combat internet stage fright by introducing text chat to voice rooms

    The change has been made in accordance with user feedback

  • Chingari’s Clubhouse clone FireSide to shut down; live audio to be integrated with parent app by January 2022 Dec 14, 2021 09:53 AM IST

    Chingari’s Clubhouse clone FireSide to shut down; live audio to be integrated with parent app by January 2022

    The company is integrating the live audio with its short video platform as there is an overlap in the user base. With the integration, the company expects more users to utilise audio rooms on the Chingari platform for conversations

  • Clubhouse to soon allow users to filter out explicit rooms Dec 06, 2021 04:44 PM IST

    Clubhouse to soon allow users to filter out explicit rooms

    Clubhouse is facing growing competition from a number of rivals such as Twitter, Facebook, Spotify, Discord and Telegram.

  • Porn, bullying and body-part auctions: Inside Clubhouse India’s content moderation struggles Dec 04, 2021 09:51 AM IST

    Porn, bullying and body-part auctions: Inside Clubhouse India’s content moderation struggles

    Moneycontrol pieced this story from conversations with nearly a dozen people who are users, creators, psychologists, industry experts, and civil society organisations. Together, they painted a picture of a platform that is struggling to get moderation right, even after millions of downloads, and facing an uphill task to stay relevant to the right kind of audience it wants to attract.

  • Google Play announces best games and apps of 2021 for India; BGMI, Clubhouse top the list Nov 30, 2021 12:52 PM IST

    Google Play announces best games and apps of 2021 for India; BGMI, Clubhouse top the list

    Learning app BitClass takes top honors for best Indian app for 2021

  • Clubhouse ropes in former TikTok executive Parijat Kaushik as its first India hire Nov 22, 2021 09:02 AM IST

    Clubhouse ropes in former TikTok executive Parijat Kaushik as its first India hire

    This is the first country-specific appointment by the social audio startup outside the US and Parijat Kaushik will be responsible for scaling Clubhouse's operations in India

  • You can now listen to Twitter Spaces without an account Nov 06, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    You can now listen to Twitter Spaces without an account

    Anyone can now listen to Spaces using a link shared by the hosts.

  • Live audio brings new challenges in terms of content moderation: Clubhouse CEO Paul Davison Nov 04, 2021 09:35 AM IST

    Live audio brings new challenges in terms of content moderation: Clubhouse CEO Paul Davison

    Clubhouse, which pioneered the social audio format last year, has faced intense criticism over moderation issues on its platform in its year-long history.

  • Clubhouse rolls out support for 5 Indian languages on Android Nov 03, 2021 12:32 PM IST

    Clubhouse rolls out support for 5 Indian languages on Android

    Clubhouse will now show in-app prompts, descriptions, topics, notifications and community guidelines in these 5 languages on Android.

  • Clubhouse introduces 'Music Mode' for musicians Oct 15, 2021 04:12 PM IST

    Clubhouse introduces 'Music Mode' for musicians

    The company says that the new feature will optimise an audio broadcast with live music in mind, and deliver high quality stereo sound. Users will also be able to use professional audio equipment like USB microphones or mixing boards.

  • Clubhouse unveils its first cohort of Creator First India programme Sep 20, 2021 09:47 PM IST

    Clubhouse unveils its first cohort of Creator First India programme

    The social audio market has attracted several competitors in recent months, right from Twitter to Facebook, Spotify, LinkedIn, Discord, and Telegram, among others.

  • Better governance and rules can do as much as privatisation, says Raghuram Rajan Sep 12, 2021 06:46 PM IST

    Better governance and rules can do as much as privatisation, says Raghuram Rajan

    The ex-RBI chief suggested that a cautionary approach should be taken while opening the core public undertakings to the private sector. Adequate regulations are required to safeguard the interests of the general public, he stressed.

  • Storyboard | Who will win the social audio race? Sep 05, 2021 01:13 PM IST

    Storyboard | Who will win the social audio race?

    Decoding the growth of social audio platforms like Clubhouse, Greenroom and Spaces, and what we can expect from them. It's time to place your bets.

  • Clubhouse names Dan Ashton as grievance officer for India Aug 13, 2021 01:28 PM IST

    Clubhouse names Dan Ashton as grievance officer for India

    Clubhouse, which gained popularity in India after the launch of Android version, is seeing downloads decline from 5.9 million on June to 1.1 million as of July 23, 2021, according to data by SensorTower.

  • How Indians are using Clubhouse: From talent hunt to live shows, a peek into some popular rooms Jul 31, 2021 12:19 PM IST

    How Indians are using Clubhouse: From talent hunt to live shows, a peek into some popular rooms

    The Live audio app came to India during the Covid-19 pandemic, and quickly became the go-to-socialising network for its ease of use and diversity of topics.

  • Experts weigh in on Clubhouse Data Leak, call it fake Jul 25, 2021 01:11 PM IST

    Experts weigh in on Clubhouse Data Leak, call it fake

    Clubhouse themselves have put out an official statement saying that there has been no data breach

  • Clubhouse in a conflict zone: Afghans confront Taliban on audio app Jul 16, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    Clubhouse in a conflict zone: Afghans confront Taliban on audio app

    For the Taliban, who have adopted an increasingly professional approach to public relations and social media, virtual chat rooms are a new way to disseminate their message.

  • TED Talks comes to Clubhouse, exclusive chats coming to audio platform Jul 13, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    TED Talks comes to Clubhouse, exclusive chats coming to audio platform

    The first show to kick things off will be "Thank Your A** Off" with A.J. Jacobs

  • In-depth | From social audio to podcasts, tech companies rush to stay ahead of competition Jul 02, 2021 07:35 PM IST

    In-depth | From social audio to podcasts, tech companies rush to stay ahead of competition

    Competition has become fierce in the audio space, with major tech companies working hard to capitalise on this trend, and many have either launched or are working on launching live audio apps or features.

  • Clubhouse expands its creator accelerator programme to India Jun 16, 2021 09:18 PM IST

    Clubhouse expands its creator accelerator programme to India

    The programme was first launched in the US in March and India is the second country where it was launched. The application is open on June 16, which will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The first window is closing at July 16, 2021.

  • This unicorn founder hates reading business books. Here's what he loves reading Jun 16, 2021 01:06 PM IST

    This unicorn founder hates reading business books. Here's what he loves reading

    How many high-powered business executives hate reading business books? Here's one. In a candid Clubhouse conversation, Infra.Market CEO Souvik Sengupta talks about pleasurable reading, the joy of PG Wodehouse, and how his investors give him subtle hints on where he lacks as an entrepreneur

  • EXCLUSIVE: Koo to launch Twitter Spaces-like audio feature in a month Jun 10, 2021 08:11 PM IST

    EXCLUSIVE: Koo to launch Twitter Spaces-like audio feature in a month

    The company’s move to start an audio feature comes at a time when the social audio apps are gaining popularity. For instance, India is the largest Android market for Clubhouse with over 10 lakh users in the start of June 2021.

  • From bringing ideas on table to organising relief campaign, how Clubhouse is making virtual conversations more humane Jun 07, 2021 09:03 PM IST

    From bringing ideas on table to organising relief campaign, how Clubhouse is making virtual conversations more humane

    The Clubhouse Android version was launched in India on May 21 and saw a huge uptick in downloads. On May 30, Clubhouse welcomed 2 million new Android users.

  • Clubhouse's first town hall for India: Hindi translation baffles many Jun 03, 2021 02:54 PM IST

    Clubhouse's first town hall for India: Hindi translation baffles many

    A strong non-Hindi-speaking population, especially Keralites, dominate the chatrooms in the social app. After the meeting, many users criticised the Hindi translation. Aarthi Ramamurthy, one of the top executives, later said they will hold these sessions in various languages.