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Chinese Imitators Quick to Exploit Popularity of Blocked U.S. Chatroom App

2021年02月23日 19:42 来源于 财新网
Clubhouse craze spawns apps modeled on its live audio functions and interface
Clubhouse is an invitation-only, audio-based app that allows users to set up public or private live chatrooms. Photo: IC Photo

China’s internet sector has reacted swiftly to the sudden popularity of American audio drop-in app Clubhouse, with at least two similar apps rolled out since it was blocked in China earlier this month.

A similar app called “Now,” developed by internet startup Tianjin Xiaochuan Technology Co. Ltd., was made available on in Apple Inc.’s App Store last weekend, and its functional design and interface are very similar to those of Clubhouse.

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