After launching its Android app every week in the past, social audio platform Clubhouse stated Sunday it would roll out to extra international locations within the coming week. The Android app shall be obtainable in Brazil, Japan, and Russia on Tuesday, India and Nigeria by Friday, and the “remainder of the world” all through the week.
Android rollout continues!
Japan, Brazil & Russia coming Tuesday
Nigeria & India on Friday AM
Remainder of world all through the week, and obtainable worldwide by Friday afternoon
— Clubhouse (@Clubhouse) May 16, 2021
For the primary yr, Clubhouse was solely obtainable on iOS units. Regardless of its early restricted entry Clubhouse grew to 10 million customers in its inaugural yr, and was lately valued at $4 billion after a brand new funding spherical. Whether or not it could actually sustain that momentum stays to be seen, as opponents— Twitter’s Areas, Discord’s Stage Channels, and different better-known social media platforms—enter the audio market.
Clubhouse stays invite-only and has been criticized for not offering automated captions for Deaf and hard-of-hearing customers. The platform has currently centered on creators, and lately introduced the outcomes of an accelerator program which is able to fund 50 audio Clubhouse reveals. CEO Paul Davison stated in the course of the weekly Clubhouse town hall that subsequent on the corporate’s roadmap are in-room tipping for creators, paid occasions, and subscriptions.