Clubhouse Android App Launches To 2 Billion Users—Should You Use It?

Clubhouse, the viral audio-only social media app, is now launching on Android after a yr of iPhone exclusivity. Clubhouse is a well-liked app, much more so as a result of its invite-only ethos provides unique enchantment—and naturally there’s the truth that you might get near celebrities corresponding to Elon Musk and Oprah, who've each appeared in Clubhouse “rooms.”

Clubhouse began rolling out to Android customers within the U.S. and is increasing to achieve the operating system’s nearly 2 billion customers over the approaching months. However ever since its launch and more and more after its speedy development earlier this yr, there have been concerns about Clubhouse’s safety and privateness.

So, is Clubhouse protected so use and do you have to obtain the Android app?

Clubhouse: The dangerous

In April, it emerged that person information together with IDs, names, usernames, and Twitter and Instagram handles had been leaked on-line and posted to a web-based hacker discussion board—however Clubhouse stated this was not on account of a breach, outlining that the data scraped was all publicly accessible inside the app. The Verge reported how Clubhouse CEO Paul Davison described the information known as “all public profile data from our app.”

However this doesn't change that proven fact that this data was so simply accessible that it could possibly be scraped within the first place.

Clubhouse’s privacy policy outlines the information it collects together with private data corresponding to your identify,

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