Facebook is said to making a product like a Clubhouse to compete it.
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook is making an audio chat product similar to the popular young Clubhouse app. According to two people with knowledge of the subject, the social network plans to expand into new forms of communication.
However, Clubhouse is a social networking app, has gained fame for allowing people to meet in audio chat rooms to talk on various topics.
But Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook chief executive, has been interested in audio communication, people with knowledge of the subject said. Moreover, he appeared on the Clubhouse app on Sunday to talk about augmented and virtual reality.
Therefore, Facebook executives ordered employees to create a similar product. So, People who can’t speak publicly can speak here. The product is in its early stages of development, and the project’s codename may change.
“We have been connecting people through audio and video technologies for many years, and we’re always exploring new ways to improve that experience for people,” said Emilie Haskell, a Facebook spokeswoman.
Moreover, Facebook has a history of entering new technologies and seeking different media that attract users, especially if this audience is young.