Less than a year old, earlier this month Clubhouse became the most popular app on the Japan App Store.
On this week’s episode we look at why Clubhouse, an invite-only social media platform has become all the rage in Japan. Here to discuss is Yuzuha Oka, a tech journalist at NewsPicks Japan, and also Austin Freeman, a Japan Times contributor and founder of the 13,000 member strong clubhouse group Tokyo Unearthed.
- Why is Japan so intrigued by the audio app Clubhouse? (Patrick St. Michel, The Japan Times)
- Clubhouse tops Japan chart as CEOs and celebrities embrace chat app (Bloomberg via The Japan Times)
- Clubhouse app offers Chinese rare glimpse of censor-free debate (The Japan Times)
- Facebook said to be building a product to compete with Clubhouse (The Japan Times)
- You’ve been invited to Clubhouse. Your privacy hasn’t (Sara Morrison, Vox)
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