6.4 C
London
Thursday, December 7, 2023

Clubhouse goes multi-lingual with 13 languages added to newest update

Date:

Related stories

Handre Pollard of South Africa Anticipates a Fierce Encounter with England in the Semi-Finals

South Africa's Rugby World Cup semi-final preparations continued in...

Scammers Utilize Artificial Intelligence to impersonate African Union Leader Moussa Faki

African Union Chief Moussa Faki Impersonated in Cyber Scam...

Victor Osimhen Faces Nearly a Month on the Sidelines Due to Hamstring Injury

Napoli's Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, has suffered a right...

Kenyan Facebook Moderators Allege Insincere Negotiations by Meta

The attorney representing 184 former Facebook content moderators in...

Clubhouse, a voice-first social media platform, has returned to school to master a slew of new languages. The company announced the addition of 13 new languages to its app during a press conference in India, making it more accessible to those who wish to see the platform available in their home language. Localizations are baked into the app update for the millions of users who don’t understand English or prefer a local-language alternative.

French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Malayalam, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, Tamil, and Telugu are among the 13 languages. It’s an intriguing lineup that notably excludes four of the world’s top ten most-spoken languages (Chinese, Arabic, Bengali and Russian).

Read Also  Amazon's Panorama box lets firms check if staff follow coronavirus rules

The languages will be available first in the Android version of the app, which makes sense. According to Statcounter, Android accounts for more than 96 percent of Indian mobile users, with iOS trailing behind with a market share of roughly 3 percent. This update’s Android-first approach is encouraging for an app that took an embarrassingly long time to release an Android version at all.

“It has truly astounded us that people from so many different nations have able to come together to do this on an app that only supports English,” a Clubhouse PR official said in an email to TechCrunch earlier today. Not exactly.

Read Also  Bruce Willis denies selling his face rights

Aside from the company’s newly discovered fondness for numerous languages, Clubhouse also revealed a brand-new app icon featuring musician, singer, and composer Anirudh Deshmukh (pictured above). Anirudh, who is based in Mumbai, joined Clubhouse at the beginning of the year and by the spring had founded Anirudh, his now 72K-member club where he hosts his nightly show Late Night Jam.

Oh hi there đź‘‹
It’s nice to meet you.

Sign up to receive awesome & exclusive content in your inbox, every week.

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

insiderblm
insiderblmhttp://insiderblm.com
InsiderBLM is a fast-growing business site with deep financial, media, tech, and other industry verticals.

Subscribe

- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Latest stories