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What is Clubhouse?

Updated: Jan 25

Written by: Arna Van Goch, Executive Contributor

Executive Contributors at Brainz Magazine are handpicked and invited to contribute because of their knowledge and valuable insight within their area of expertise.

Move over, Tik Tok, the latest sensation to storm the Internet, shows no signs of slowing down.

Android users all over the world are tearing their hair out because the latest social media app is so exclusive and so addictive, social media experts and novices alike are singing their praises from the rooftops. The clincher? It’s only available on Apple devices for the moment, though that will change soon.

Welcome to Clubhouse.

Clubhouse has been described as “podcasting on steroids”, an app that puts you “in the same room” as some of the biggest names out there. You could be listening to a conversation with Will Smith or learning golden nuggets from Amy Porterfield.

The idea is that you can roam the rooms that are live (and, of course, tailored to your personal interests), pop in and listen in on conversations happening right now. Moderators control rooms and who can speak; if you want, you can raise your hand and be put in line to ask a question or to make a comment.

The app allows you to “follow” your friends and favorite speakers and even get notified when they are “on stage”. You can join “clubs” and be part of a like-minded group of people with a specific commonality. It ranges from language interests to business i