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Clubhouse begins beta testing private communities called ‘Houses’ to foster curated interactions

The company's new offering allows any person or group to create their own curated "House" within Clubhouse.

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Truecaller foreys into live audio with its new Open Doors app

If you thought of the age of companies launching real-time audio chat apps, you’re wrong. Swedish caller identification service Truecaller is...

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Facebook is shutting down its podcast service, discontinuing other audio products

Facebook is shutting down its podcast service on June 3rd barely a year after its launch. The social media giant told TechCrunch that it’s also...

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If you could go to Andreessen Horowitz or YC as a startup, which would you choose?

We dug into Natasha's coverage of the latest early-stage effort from a16z, and what it could mean for competition with Y Combinator, among other...

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Spotify closed down its Greenroom Creator Fund with shift in live audio strategy

Spotify recently announced that it would transition live audio content from its “Greenroom” app to its flagship streaming app while...

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Facebook is losing interest in its podcasting plans, new report claims

Last April, Facebook announced a suite of new audio products, including new support for podcasts and a Clubhouse live audio competitor, which was an...

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Clubhouse starts rolling out dark mode on iOS and Android

Clubhouse is rolling out a new dark mode setting on its iOS and Android apps starting today, the company announced in a blog post this week. The...

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Clubhouse begins testing an in-room gaming feature

Clubhouse is testing a new in-room gaming feature on both iOS and Android devices, the company confirmed.

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Spotify brings live audio shows to its main app, rebrands companion app Greenroom as ‘Spotify Live’

As an earlier report had suggested, Spotify today announced it will integrate the live audio capabilities from its companion app, Spotify Greenroom,...

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Clubhouse adds new ‘protected profile’ setting option for all users

Clubhouse is launching a protected profile setting to allow users to only make their full profile available to people they approve as followers, the...

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Twitter is testing a new clipping tool for Spaces with select iOS hosts

Twitter has started testing a new clipping tool for Spaces, the company announced this week. Select hosts on iOS are now able to clip 30 seconds of...

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Twitter is working on a podcasts tab

As Twitter continues to develop its live audio product Spaces, the platform may soon take things a step further by launching a dedicated podcasts tab...

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Clubhouse adds text-based chat rooms for the mic shy

The voice-first social network has finally introduced a way for longtime lurkers to get in on the action. Clubhouse announced in-room chat Thursday,...

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Mark Cuban’s Fireside app in talks to raise at $125M valuation

Mark Cuban’s interactive platform Fireside, which helps creators reach audiences through live and virtual shows, is in talks to raise its Series A...

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Reddit rolls out a web version of Reddit Talk, its live audio product

After unveiling its Clubhouse clone last April, Reddit is adding new features to Reddit Talk that are intended to boost engagement. Among these...

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China-born audio networking app Tiya sets up Singapore headquarters

TikTok may be the most successful app that has emerged from China and is making impressive international inroads, but there is a host of smaller...

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Spectrum Labs raises $32M for AI-based content moderation that monitors billions of conversations daily for toxicity

Two years into the pandemic, online conversations are for many of us still the primary interactions that we are having every day, and we are...

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Twitter Spaces continues testing podcast-like features

Twitter has been working on Spaces Recordings, a feature that will let hosts share tweets with audio recordings of past Spaces. Now, when hosts share...

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LinkedIn is launching interactive, Clubhouse-style audio events this month in beta; a video version will come this spring

LinkedIn, now with more than 800 million people listing their professional profiles to build out their careers, is taking its next steps to get them...

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LiveKit co-founder believes the metaverse needs open infrastructure

The company is developing a free, open source infrastructure for building and scaling real-time audio and video experiences in applications. 

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Meta rolls out a suite of new features and discovery tools for Facebook Live creators

Meta (formerly Facebook) today is introducing a number of Facebook Live updates that will allow creators to engage with fans during their live...

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Andrew Chen of a16z on how startups get past a ‘cold start’ to survive, then thrive

Andrew Chen has long been a student, and teacher, of how startups engage their users while managing to amass a slew of new ones. Today, he espouses...

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Twitter now lets all iOS, Android and web users listen to recorded Spaces

Twitter has rolled out to all users on iOS, Android and the web the option to listen to a recording of a Space. This latest move brings the social...

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A look inside Offline Ventures, co-founded by Brit and Dave Morin and backed in part by Apple

Last year, entrepreneurs, investors and married couple Dave and Brit Morin teamed up with James Higa, who was a senior director at Apple for nearly a...

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Playground launches in beta to help creators cultivate community

Launching today in beta, Playground is a social platform that seeks to help people discover and develop community while empowering creators to...

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Clubhouse finally has live captions on iOS

Clubhouse announced yesterday that closed captioning is now rolling out for iOS. This essential accessibility feature has been long missed from the...

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Social audio platform Walkie-talkie raises $3.25M to expand its global reach

Walkie-talkie, a social audio platform developed by Picslo Corp, has raised a $3.25 million seed round led by Heroic Ventures. The round included...

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Mark Cuban’s Fireside app attracts NFL stars and others as backers

Mark Cuban’s Fireside, an interactive platform that is helping creators share their stories with audiences through live and virtual shows, is in...

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