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Your loud is becoming my loud. If I want to opt out of your audio, what’s a socially acceptable user experience for both of us?
Increasingly, what we’re after on social media is not narrative or personality but moments of audiovisual eloquence.
«The vibes are all around us, for the taking. You don’t have to be a poet or philosopher, don’t even have to post anything online. All you have to do is notice.»
Meta is moving resources away from its Live Audio Rooms, and Spotify has killed the Creator Fund for its Clubhouse competitor Greenroom.
This market analysis includes a trend analysis and forecast of the rapidly growing social audio market. I have been a technology industry analyst in relevant markets for over a decade at tech research…
Clubhouse will do for audio what Twitter, Instagram Stories, and TikTok did for text, images, and video.
«Electrification of personal vehicles would have happened at some point; it seems fair to argue that Musk accelerated the timeline significantly.»
Hustle Culture Takes Center Stage on the Audio Social App
«There’s a well-known Clubhouse rule: the longer a room is open, the probability of discussing Clubhouse approaches one.»
We’re on the cusp of a wave of audio innovation that will rival the explosion of video apps. Now new social + audio startups are stretching beyond podcasts.
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