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What to know about Clubhouse

Curious about Clubhouse, the invite-only audio chat app? You’re not alone. Despite its exclusivity, the iPhone app has garnered millions of downloads. Here’s what we know so far.

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    What is Clubhouse? The basics and behind the scenes

    Clubhouse enables users to host and join audio conversations with other users. With a $1 billion valuation, it has about a dozen employees.

    How to join rooms in Clubhouse, the audio social media app that's no longer invite only

    How to join rooms in Clubhouse, the audio social media app that's no longer invite only

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    For now, The app is invite-only

    But its CEO Paul Davison told CNBC the platform would open to all users as soon as possible.

    Big names including Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg have appeared on Clubhouse

    Musk has appeared on a Clubhouse talk show named "The Good Time Show."

    Entrepreneurs are touting the app as a way to grow a business

    Meanwhile, Black creatives have used the app to adapt musical theater productions like Dreamgirls.

    China has blocked Clubhouse

    The app has had trouble with moderation

    "Any social network needs to make moderation a top priority," Clubhouse CEO Paul Davison said in an appearance on CNBC's "Squawk Box."

    Clubhouse may soon have competition

    Facebook is working on a competitor to the buzzy social app, the New York Times reports.

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