Are Clubhouse chats leaking? Here’s what we know

Clubhouse‘s appeal lies in its off-the-record nature where users can voice chat with each other candidly, in ephemeral ‘rooms.’ But what if bad actors could snoop upon your live conversations? A report from Bloomberg noted that over the weekend, an unidentified user was able to crack the service and listen to conversations. The user, believed to be based in China, made their own website to capture audio streams from the app. The company has now banned the user and said that it has implemented new “safeguards” to stop future unauthorized access. Some Chinese developer made an Android / PC compatible player for Clubhouse,…

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Everyone’s obsessed with Clubhouse, so Facebook is reportedly making its own

If you’re on Twitter, it’s very hard to escape discussions about Clubhouse — the audio-based social network that lets you chat with other people in real-time. It’s whipping up such a storm that Facebook has decided to make its own version. According to a report from The New York Times, the social network is experimenting with building an audio product that’s akin to Clubhouse. This development comes days after Mark Zuckerberg made an appearance on the audio-based app last week, to talk about augmented reality and virtual reality. [Read: How Polestar is using blockchain to increase transparency] A Facebook spokesperson… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Facebook

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