About a year ago, Twitter unleashed a new feature called Spaces onto its platform. Based on the wildly successful Clubhouse audio-room format, Spaces was initially only available to a handful of users.
Only Twitter users with 600 followers or more have since been able to host Spaces — which are essentially audio-based chatrooms. Now, it’s rolling out the ability to make an audio room to all its users — no matter the follower count.
“[T]he time has arrived — we’re now rolling out the ability for everyone on iOS and Android to host one. [I]f this is your first time hosting, welcome! [H]ere’s a refresher on how,” its Twitter account tweeted.
Make some Space for more
The social platform promised to bring wider access to its users back in April — but it settled on the ‘over-600’ category. The feature did become available to Android users after it had only been available to those with i-devices previously. Following this, the platform’s been busy releasing additional features for it.
Users can, for example, add co-hosts and up to 10 speakers in a room, and even sell tickets for users to join one of ’em. These Ticketed Spaces are audio rooms that require you to pay for entry.
The app that all of this is based on, however (ahem… Clubhouse), only made its way to Android devices in May of this year. Its unique feature offer spawned multiple copies across other social media platforms like Facebook, Spotify, and even LinkedIn.
Point is, anyone can now open and host a room — they can even charge attendees money to enter the Space.
Source: The Verge