The last great sensation when it comes to social networks is Clubhouse, an audio chat app, in which users meet in different rooms to talk about a specific topic and this great success has caused Facebook is thinking of creating its own alternative to the platform created by Paul Davidson and Rohan Seth.
Clubhouse fame encourages competition to follow in its footsteps
As we can read in The New York Times Facebook is already working on creating its own Clubhouse knockoff.
Clubhouse was born in March of last year but it was not until a few months ago that its popularity began to grow like foam thanks to the presence of famous people like Elon Musk or Jared Leto.
According to the media consulted, Facebook executives have ordered their employees to create a product similar to Clubhouse and they have already got to work because this new application is already in the early stages of its development.
Facebook has a New Products Experimentation team who has been working on podcast apps, travel apps, and music apps but is now focused on creating his own audio social network.
Emilie Haskell, a Facebook spokeswoman has stated that they are always exploring new ways to improve communication between people.
Facebook never had any qualms about copy your most direct competitors since, for example, in 2016 Instagram copied one of the main features of Snapchat, its Stories and last year the same social network launched Reels, which clones the main feature of TikTok.
Facebook CEO Marc Zuckerberg himself He recently participated in a Clubhouse room called “Good Time,” a late-night talk show, in which he spoke briefly about the future of augmented reality and virtual reality and his company's more immediate plans.
But Facebook is not the only one that wants to compete face to face with Clubhouse, since Twitter is already testing a product called Spaces, which will allow you to create audio chat rooms with different themes.