Facebook Opens up Live Audio Rooms

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Has officially jumped into the audio space. The social media giant rolling out a suite of live audio rooms in podcasts. On monday as my colleague. Jessica mentored reported earlier today. You can read her story on tech dot usa today dot com interesting thing about this. Is it gives facebook a platform in a new space that has seen a big surge of interest which follows the rise of audio. Only social apps like clubhouse. If you're not familiar with clubhouse it is a social app when you open it you'll see a variety of different audio focus chat room so you're not reading anything it's just everyone's having different conversations and you can pop in and listen And a lot of the people that are there that host these chats from all walks of life a lot of its intact you'll see them in other fields as well and they'll discuss certain topics and you can hop in and listen anytime clubhouses drawn more than ten million users in its amassed evaluation upwards of a billion dollars so it's up there with companies like uber and airbnb now of course because audio chats and clubhouse have become so popular a lot of other tech companies trying to get in on it which is why we see facebook in there also twitter and spotify have released own versions of clubhouse that they wanna roll out to their users. Well the way it will work right now and facebook's and is only public figures and select facebook groups in the us can create live audio rooms on ios and then over time they will expand this ability for more public figures in groups to host their own audio

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